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Pamphlet

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said to be from Pamphila, a Greek lady, whose chief work is a commonplace book of anecdotes, epitomes, notes, etc. Dr. Johnson suggests par-un-filet (held “by a thread”)—i.e. stitched, but not bound; another derivation is pagʹinœ filaʹtœ (pages tacked together). It was anciently written panfletus, pamflete, and by Caxton paunflet.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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