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 Ob’elus.O’beron. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
O’bermann.
 
The impersonation of high moral worth without talent, and the tortures endured by the consciousness of this defect. (Étienne Pivert de Se’nancour: Obermann.)   1
 


 Ob’elus.O’beron. 

 
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