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 Propagan’da.Property Plot (The), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Proper Names used as Common Nouns.
 
       
Crebillon = terrible.
Dumas = imaginative
Fénelon = fabulous.
Le Sage = humorous.
Molière = comic.
Montaigne = thoughtful.
Rabelais = unclean.
Rousseau = amorous,
Victor Hugo = incendiary.
Zola = licentious; Zolaesque, in the manner or style of Zola, the French novelist.
 


 Propagan’da.Property Plot (The), 

 
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