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 Loud as Tom of Lincoln.Louis Dix-huit 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Louis (St.)
is usually represented as holding the Saviour’s crown of throns and the cross; sometimes, however, he is represented with a pilgrim’s staff, and sometimes with the standard of the cross, the allusion in all cases being to his crusades.   1

 Loud as Tom of Lincoln.Louis Dix-huit 

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