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 Berkshire (Saxon, Bearoc - scire, forest-shire),Berlin Time. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Berlin Decree.
 
A decree issued at Berlin by Napoleon I., forbidding any of the nations of Europe to trade with Great Britain (1806). This mad fancy was the first step to the great man’s fall.   1
 


 Berkshire (Saxon, Bearoc - scire, forest-shire),Berlin Time. 

 
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