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 No Man is a Hero to his own Valet.No-Popery Riots. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
No More Poles.
 
Give over work. The cry in hop-gardens when the pickers are to cease working.   1
        “When the sun set, the cry of ‘No more poles’ resounded, and the work of the day was done.”—The Ludgate Monthly: Hops and Hop-pickers, November, 1891.
 


 No Man is a Hero to his own Valet.No-Popery Riots. 

 
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