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 Facilë Princeps.Façon de Parler. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Facings.
 
To put one through his facings. To examine; to ascertain if what appears on the surface is superficial only.   1
        “The Greek books were again had out, and Grace … . was put through her facings.”—A. Trollope.
 


 Facilë Princeps.Façon de Parler. 

 
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