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Pouting Place of Princes (The)

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Leicester Square is so called by Pennant, because George II., when Prince of Wales, having quarrelled with his father, retired to Leicester House; and his son Frederick, Prince of Wales, did the same, for the very same reason.

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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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Pots
Potter
Potwallopers
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Pound
Pound of Flesh
Poundtext (Peter)
Pourceaugnac (Monsieur de) (pron. Poor-sone-yak)
Poussin
Pouting Place of Princes (The)
Poverty … Love
Powder
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P.P., Clerk of this Parish
Præmonstratensian Monks
Præmunire
Pragmatic Sanction
Prairie Fever (The)
Prating Sophists
Prayer-book Parade