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 Trade Winds.Tradesmen’s Signs, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trade follows the Flag.
 
Colonies promote the trade of the mother country. The reference is to the custom of planting the flag of the mother country in every colony.   1
 


 Trade Winds.Tradesmen’s Signs, 

 
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