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 Merry Monarch.Merry as a Cricket, or as a Lark, or as a Grig. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Merry-thought.
 
The furcula or wishing-bone in the breast of a fowl; sometimes broken by two persons, and the one who holds the larger portion has his wish, as it is said.   1
 


 Merry Monarch.Merry as a Cricket, or as a Lark, or as a Grig. 

 
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