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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sir Roger de Coverley.
 
An imaginary character by Addison; type of a benevolent country gentleman of the eighteenth century. Probably the model was William Boevey, lord of the manor of Flaxley.   1
 


 Sir Oracle.Si’ren. 

 
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