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 Person (Latin, persona, a mask; personwtus, one who wears a mask, an actor).Perth 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Persona Grata (Latin).
 
An acceptable person; one liked.   1
        “The Count [Münster] is not a persona grata at court, as the royal family did not relish the course he took in Hanoverian affairs in 1866.”—Truth, October 22nd, 1885.
 


 Person (Latin, persona, a mask; personwtus, one who wears a mask, an actor).Perth 

 
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