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 Grasshopper (The).Grassum or Gersome. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Grassmarket.
 
At one time the place of execution in Edinburgh.   1
        “I like nane o’ your sermons that end in a psalm at the Grassmarket.”—Sir Walter Scott: Old Mortality, chap. xxxv.
 


 Grasshopper (The).Grassum or Gersome. 

 
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