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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beefington
 
or Milor Beefington, a character in Canning’s mock tragedy, The Rovers, a burlesque, in the Anti-Jacobin, on the sentimental German dramas of the period. Casimere is a Polish emigrant, and Beefington an English nobleman, exiled by the tyranny of King John.   1
 


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