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 Tawny (The).Taylor’s Institute. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Taylor,
 
called The Water-Poet, who confesses he never learnt so much as the accidence. He wrote fourscore books, and afterwards opened an alehouse in Long Acre. (1580–1654.)   1
       
“Taylor, their better Charon, lends an oar,
Once swan of Thames, though now he sings no more.”
       
Dunciad, iii.
 


 Tawny (The).Taylor’s Institute. 

 
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