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 Pillars of Hercules (The).Pilot, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pil’lory.
 
The following eminent men have been put in the pillory for literary offences:—Leighton, for tracts against Charles I.; Lilburn, for circulating the tracts of Dr. Bastwick; Bastwick, for attacking the Church of England; Warton the publisher; Prynne, for a satire on the wife of Charles I.; Daniel Defoe, for a pamphlet entitled The Shortest Way with Dissenters, etc.   1
 


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