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 Wishing-bone.Wishing-coat. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wishing-cap.
 
Fortuna’tus had an inexhaustible purse and a wishing-cap, but these gifts proved the ruin of himself and his sons. The object of the tale is to show the vanity of human prosperity.   1
 


 Wishing-bone.Wishing-coat. 

 
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