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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Your Petitioners shall ever Pray,
etc. The part omitted is, if a petition to the Crown, “for your Majesty’s most prosperous reign”; but if to Parliament, the suppressed words are, “for the prosperous success of this high and honourable court of Parliament.”   1

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