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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
On’slow,
 
invoked by Thomson in his Autumn, was Arthur Onslow, the Speaker of the House of Commons, termed clarum ac venera’bile nomen. It was said of him that “his knowledge of the Constitution was only equalled by his attachment to it.”   1
 


 Only (The).O’nus (Latin). 

 
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