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 Gordon Riots.Gorgon. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gor’gibus.
 
An honest, simple-minded burgess, brought into all sorts of troubles by the love of finery and the gingerbread gentility of his niece and his daughter. (Molière: Les Précieuses Ridicules.)   1
 


 Gordon Riots.Gorgon. 

 
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