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 Devonshire,Dew-beaters. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Devonshire Poet.
 
O. Jones, a journeyman wool-comber, who lived at the close of the 18th century. Edward Capern, called “The rural Postman of Bideford” (born 1819), and John Gay, author of the Beggar’s Opera, etc. (1688–1732), of Barnstaple (Devonshire).   1
 


 Devonshire,Dew-beaters. 

 
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