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Peter Peebles

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Peter Peeblesʹ Lawsuit. In Sir Walter Scott’s novel of Redgauntlet. Peter is a litigious hard-hearted drunkard, poor as a churchmouse, and a liar to the backbone. His “ganging plea” is Hogarthian comic, as Carlyle says.

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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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