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 Phylac’tery.Phyllis and Brunetta. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Phyl’lis.
 
A country girl. (Virgil: Eclogues, iii. and v.)   1
       
“Country messes,
Which the neat-handed Phyllis dresses.”
       
Milton: L’Allegro.
 


 Phylac’tery.Phyllis and Brunetta. 

 
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