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 Shorne (Sir John) or Master John Shorne,Short Stature (Noted Men of). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Short.
 
My name is Short. I’m in a hurry and cannot wait.   1
        “Well, but let us hear the wishes (said the old man); my name is short, and I cannot stay much longer.”—W. Yeats: Fairy Tales of the Irish Peasantry, p. 240.
 


 Shorne (Sir John) or Master John Shorne,Short Stature (Noted Men of). 

 
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