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 Face to Face.Face. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Faces.
 
To keep two faces under one hood. To be double-faced; to pretend to be very religious, and yet live an evil life.   1
        “We never troubled the Church … We knew we were doing what we ought not to do, and scorned to look pious, and keep two faces under one hood.”—Boldrewood: Robbery Under Arms, chap. ii.
   To make faces. To make grimaces with the face.   2
 


 Face to Face.Face. 

 
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