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 Itching of the NoseIthacen’sian Suitors (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Itching of the Thumb,
 
according to Shakespeare, betokens the approach of evil.   1
       
“By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something evil this way comes.”
       
Macbeth, iv. 1.
 


 Itching of the NoseIthacen’sian Suitors (The). 

 
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