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 Green Ribbon DayGreens of Constantinople (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Green Sleeves and Pudding Pies.
This, like Maggie Lauder, is a scurrilous song, in the time of the Reformation, on the doctrines of the Catholic Church and the Catholic clergy. (See “John Anderson, my Jo.”)   1

 Green Ribbon DayGreens of Constantinople (The). 

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