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 High’landers of At’tica.Highwaymen. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
High’ness.
 
The Khedive of Egypt is styled “Your Highness,” or “His Highness;”   1
   The children of kings and queens, “Your Royal Highness,” or “His Royal Highness;”   2
   The children of emperors, “Your Imperial Highness,” or “His Imperial Highness.”   3
   Till the reign of Henry VIII. the kings of England were styled “Your Highness,” “Your Grace.” “Your Excellent Grace,” etc., or “His … .” etc.   4
 


 High’landers of At’tica.Highwaymen. 

 
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