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 Pampas.Pamphlet, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pamper,
 
according to Junius, is from the Latin pam’pinus, French pampre (vine-tendril). Hence Milton—   1
       
“Where any row
Of fruit trees, over-woody, reached too far
Their pampered boughs, and needed hands to check
Fruitless embraces.”
       
Paradise Lost, v. 214.
   The Italian pambera’to (well-fed) is a compound of pane (bread) and bere (drink).   2
 


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