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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Petticoat
 
Young, raw, and ignorant scholars believe every silk petticoat includes an angel.
        Swift.—Correspondence. To the Rev. J. Kendall. (Roscoe’s Ed. Vol. II. Page 432.)
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Angels in petticoats.
        Peter Pindar.—(Wolcot.) The Remonstrance, Vol. III. An Ode.
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