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 Cle’lia.Clement (St.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cle’lie.
 
A character in Madam Scudéri’s romance so called. This novel is a type of the buckram formality of Louis XIV. It is full of high-flown compliments, theatrical poses, and cut-and-dry sentiments.   1
 


 Cle’lia.Clement (St.). 

 
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