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 Jack Drum’s Entertainment.Jack Ketch. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jack Horner.
 
For solution see Notes and Queries, xvi. 156; xvii. 83. In Latin alcaics, thus:   1
       
“Sedens Johannes parvus in angulo
Hornrus edit crustula Christmica;
Et dixit, ut pruna extrahebat
Pollice, ‘Quam sum ego suavis infans!’”
       
The Lincoln Herald, Jan. 13, 1832.
 


 Jack Drum’s Entertainment.Jack Ketch. 

 
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