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 Margin.Marguerite des Marguerites [the pearl of pearls]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Margts.
 
The first dunce whose name has been transmitted to fame. His rivals are Codrus and Flecknoe.   1
        “Margites was the name . . whom Antiquity recordeth to have been dunce the first.”—Pope Dunciad (Martinus Scriblerus).
 


 Margin.Marguerite des Marguerites [the pearl of pearls]. 

 
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