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Victor Emmanuel of Italy

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called King Honest-Man, for his honest concessions to the people of constitutional freedom promised by his father and by himself in less prosperous circumstances.

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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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Veto (Monsieur and Madame)
Vetturino [Vettu-reeno]
Via Dolorosa
Vial
Viaticum (Latin)
Vicar
Vicar of Bray (The)
Vicar of Wakefield (The)
Vice
Vice Versa (Latin)
Victor Emmanuel of Italy
Vierge
View-holloa
Vignette
Viking
Village Blacksmith (The)
Villain
Villiers
Villoner. (French.)
Vincent (St.)
Vincent de la Rosa