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 Bergomask.Berkshire (Saxon, Bearoc - scire, forest-shire), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Berkley (Mr.).
 
An Englishman of fortune, good-humoured, and humane. He is a bachelor and somewhat eccentric, but sound common sense is a silver thread which is never lost. (Longfellow: Hyperion (a romance), 1839.)   1
 


 Bergomask.Berkshire (Saxon, Bearoc - scire, forest-shire), 

 
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