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 Christopher (St.).Chron’icon ex Chron’icis 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chronicle Small Beer (To).
 
To note down events of no importance whatsoever.   1
       
“He was a wight, if ever such wight were …
To suckle fools and chronicle small beer.”
       
Shakespeare: Othello, ii. 1.
 


 Christopher (St.).Chron’icon ex Chron’icis 

 
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