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 Ready-to-Halt.Real Presence. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Real Jam.
 
Prime stuff, a real treat, something delightful. Of course, the allusion is to jam given to children for a treat.   1
        “There must have been a charming climate in Paradise, and [the] connubial bliss [there] … was real jam.”—Sam Slick: Human Nature.
 


 Ready-to-Halt.Real Presence. 

 
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