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Radcliffe Library (Oxford)

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Founded by Dr. John Radcliffe, of Wakefield, Yorkshire. (1650–1714.)

“When King William [III.] consulted [Radcliffe] on his swollen ankles and thin body, Radcliffe said, ‘I would not have your Majesty’s two legs for your three kingdoms.ʹ”—Leigh Hunt: The Town, chap. vi.

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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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Rack and Manger
Rack and Ruin
Racket
Racy
Racy Style
Radcliffe Library (Oxford)
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