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Styles

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Tom Styles or John a Styles, connected with John Noakes in actions of ejectment. These mythical gentlemen, like John Doe and Richard Roe, are no longer employed.

“And, like blind Fortune, with a sleight

Convey men’s interest and right

From Stiles’s pocket into Nokes’s.”


Butler: Hudibras, iii. 3.

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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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Stumers
Stump
Stump Orator (in America)
Stùmp Up
Stumps
Stumped Out
Stupid Boy
Sty or Stye
Stygian
Style
Styles
Stylites or Pillar Saints
Styx
Suaviter in Modo (Latin)
Sub Cuitro Liquit
Sub Hasta
Sub Jove (Latin)
Sub-Lapsarian, Supra-Lapsarian
Sub Rosa
Sublime Port
Sublime Porte (The)

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