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 Paul (St.).Paul and Virginia. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Paul Pry.
 
An idle, meddlesome fellow, who has no occupation of his own, and is always interfering with other folk’s business. (John Poole: Paul Pry, a comedy.) The original was Thomas Hill.   1
 


 Paul (St.).Paul and Virginia. 

 
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