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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Cypher
 
Be not a figure among cyphers.
        Maunder’s Treasury of Knowledge, Page 638. Ed. 1859.
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Here’s another of your cyphers to fill up the number:
Oh brave old ape in a silken coat!
        Ford.—’Tis Pity, Act I.
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1.  A most fine figure!
2.  To prove you a cypher.
        Shakespeare.—Love’s Labour’s Lost, Act I. Scene 2.
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