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 Père Duchêne.Peregrine (3 syl.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Père la Chaise,
 
the Parisian cemetery, is the site of a great monastery founded by Louis XIV., of which his confessor, Père la Chaise, was made the superior. After the Revolution, the grounds were laid out for a public cemetery; first used in May, 1804.   1
 


 Père Duchêne.Peregrine (3 syl.) 

 
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