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 Spanish Main.Spanish Worm. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Spanish Money.
Fair words and compliments. The Spanish government is a model of dishonest dealings, the byword of the commercial world, yet no man is more irate than a Spaniard if any imputation is laid to his charge as inconsistent with the character of a man of honour.   1

 Spanish Main.Spanish Worm. 

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