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Penmanship

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The “Good King Réné,” titular king of Naples in the middle of the fifteenth century, was noted for his initial letters.

St. Thecla, of Isauria, wrote the entire Scriptures out without a blot or mistake.

St. Theodosius wrote the Gospels in letters of gold without a single mistake or blur. (See Longfellow’s Golden Legend, iv.) (See Angel.)

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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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Pendennis (Arthur)
Pendente Lite (Latin)
Pendragon
Penelope
Penelophon
Penelva
Penetralia
Penfeather (Lady Penelope)
Peninsular War
Penitential Psalms
Penmanship
Penmanship
Pennals [pen-cases]
Pennalism
Pennant
Penniless (The)
Penny (in the sense of pound)
Penny (A)
Penny-a-liner (A)
Penny Dreadfuls
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