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 Cinoho’naCinderel’la [little cinder girl]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cincinna’tus,
 
the Roman, wasploughing his field, when he was saluted as Dictator. After he had conquered the Volsci and delivered his country from danger, he laid down his office and returned to his plough.   1
       
“And Cincinnatus, awful from’ the plough.”
       
Thomson: Winter, 512.
   The Cincinnatus of the Americans. George Washington (1732–1799).   2
 


 Cinoho’naCinderel’la [little cinder girl]. 

 
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