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 Gene’va Doctrines.Geneviève (St.). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Geneva Print (Reading).
Drinking gin or whisky.   1
        “‘Why, John,’ said the veteran, ‘what a discipline is this you have been keeping? You have been reading Geneva print this morning already.’ ‘I have been reading the Litany,’ said John. shaking his head, with a look of drunken gravity.”—Sir W. Scott: Old Mortality, chap. xi.

 Gene’va Doctrines.Geneviève (St.). 


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