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 Rascal.Rasher. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rascal Counters.
 
Pitiful or paltry £ s. d. Brutus calls money paltry compared with friendship, etc.   1
       
“When Marcus Brutus grows so covetous,
To lock such rascal counters from his friend,
Be ready, gods, with all your thunderbolts,
Dash him to pieces.”
       
Shakespeare. Julius Cœsar, iv. 5.
 


 Rascal.Rasher. 

 
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