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Phylʹlising the Fair

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Philandering—making soft speeches and winning faces at them. Garth says of Dr. Atterbury—

“He passed his easy hours, instead of prayer,

In madriga is and phyllising the fair.”


The Dispensary, i.

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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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