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 Long Peter.Long-Sword (Longue épée). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Long Run.
 
In the long run. Eventually. Here “long run” is not the correlative of a “short run,” but the Latin adverb demum, ultimately; in French, “A la longue.   1
 


 Long Peter.Long-Sword (Longue épée). 

 
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