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 Amorous (The).Ampa’ro de Pobres. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Amour propre.
 
One’s self-love, vanity, or opinion of what is due to self. To make an appeal to one’s amour propre, is to put a person on his metal. To wound one’s amour propre, is to gall his good opinion of himself—to wound his vanity. (French.)   1
 


 Amorous (The).Ampa’ro de Pobres. 

 
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