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 Hopeful.Hopkins (Matthew), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hope-on-High Bomby.
 
A puritanical character drawn by Beaumont and Fletcher.   1
        “‘Well,’ said Wildrake, ‘I think I can make a “Hope-on-High Bomby” as well as thou canst.’”—Sir Walter Scott: Woodstock, c. vii.
 


 Hopeful.Hopkins (Matthew), 

 
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