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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Foppington (Lord).
 
An empty coxcomb in Vanbrugh’s Relapse, of which Sheridan’s Trip to Scarborough is a modified version.   1
        “The shoemaker in the Relapse tells Lord Foppington that his lordship is mistaken in supposing that his shoe pinches.”—Lord Macaulay.
 


 Fop’s Alley.Forbears. 

 
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