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 Burchell (Mr.).Burden of a Song. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Burd (Helen).
 
The Scotch female impersonation of the French preux or prud’homme, with this difference, that she is discreet, rather than brave and wise.   1
 


 Burchell (Mr.).Burden of a Song. 

 
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