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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ra’leigh.
 
Sir Walter Scott introduces in Kenilworth the tradition of his laying down his cloak on a miry spot for the queen to step on.   1
        “Hark ye, Master Raleigh, see thou fail not to wear thy muddy cloak, in token of penitence, till our pleasure be further known.”—Sir Walter Scott: Kenilworth, chap. xv.
 


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