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 Magnanimous (The).Magnet. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Magna’no.
 
One of the leaders of the rabble that attacked Hudibras at a bear-baiting. The character is a satire on Simeon Wait, a tinker and Independent preacher. (Hudibras, pt. i. 2.) He calls Cromwell the “archangel who did battle with the devil.”   1
 


 Magnanimous (The).Magnet. 

 
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