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 Employé. (French).Empty as Air. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Empson.
 
The favourite flageolet-player of Charles II., introduced into Scott’s Peveril of the Peak.   1
        “Julian could only bow obedience, and follow Empson, who was the same person that played so rarely on the flageolet.”—Chap. xxx.
 


 Employé. (French).Empty as Air. 

 
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