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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Au Pied de la Lettre (French).
 
Literatim et verbatim; according to the strict letter of the text.   1
        “In reading au pied de la lettre the story of his [Buddha’s] fatal illness supervened on a meal of ‘dried boar’s flesh,’ served to him by a certain Kunda.”—Nineteenth Century (June, 1893, p. 1020).
 


 Au Grand Sérieux (French).Au Revoir (French). 

 
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