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Prating Sophists

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The doctors of the Sorbonne were so called by Budæus of Paris. (1467–1540.)

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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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Poussin
Pouting Place of Princes (The)
Poverty … Love
Powder
Poyning’s Law
P.P., Clerk of this Parish
Præmonstratensian Monks
Præmunire
Pragmatic Sanction
Prairie Fever (The)
Prating Sophists
Prayer-book Parade
Praying-wheels
Pre-Adamites
Pre-Raphaelites
Preacher (The)
Prebend
Precarious
Preceptor
Précieuses Ridicules (in Molière’s comedy so called)
Preciosa