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 Companions of Je’hu.Complementary Colours. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Comparisons are Odorous.
 
So says Dogberry. (Much Ado About Nothing, iii. 5.)   1
       
“We own your verses are melodious,
But then comparisons are odious.”
       
Swift Answer to Sheridan’sSimile.
 


 Companions of Je’hu.Complementary Colours. 

 
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