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 Modal’ity,Mo’do. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Modish (Lady Betty),
 
in The Careless Husband, by Cibber. The name explains the character. This was Mrs. Oldfield’s favourite character, and The Tatler (No. 10) accordingly calls this charming actress “Lady Betty Modish.” (See NARCISSA.)   1
 


 Modal’ity,Mo’do. 

 
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