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 Locksley.Locksmith’s Daughter. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Locksley Hall.
Tennyson has a poem so called. The lord of Locksley Hall fell in love with his cousin Amy, but Amy married a rich clown. The lord of Locksley Hall, indignant at this, declares he will marry a savage; but, on reflection, adds: “Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.”   1

 Locksley.Locksmith’s Daughter. 


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