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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Floren’tius.
 
A knight who bound himself to marry a “foul and ugly witch,” if she would teach him the solution of a riddle on which his life depended. (Gower: Confessio Amantis.)   1
 


 Florentine Diamond (The).Flor’ian (St.). 

 
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