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 Dowlas (Mr.).Down. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dowling (Captain).
 
A character in Crabbe’s Borough; a great drunkard, who died in his cups.
       
“‘Come, fill my glass.’ He took it and he went” (i.e. died).
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Letter xvi.
 


 Dowlas (Mr.).Down. 

 
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