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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Navigation.
 
Father of navigation. Don Henrique, Duke of Viseo, the greatest man that Portugal ever produced. (1394–1460.)   1
   Father of British inland navigation. Francis Egerton, Duke of Bridgewater (1736–1803).   2
 


 Naughty Figs (Jeremiah xxiv. 2).Navvy. 

 
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