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 Allen.Alley (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Allestree.
 
Richard Allestree, of Derby, was a noted almanac maker in Ben Jonson’s time.   1
       
“A little more
Would fetch all his astronomy from Allestree.”
Ben Jonson: Magnetic Lady, iv. 2 (1632).
 


 Allen.Alley (The). 

 
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