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 Cockney.Cockpit of Europe. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cockney School.
 
Leigh Hunt, Hazlitt, Shelley, and Keats; so called by Lockhart. (1817.)   1
        “If I may be permitted to have the honour of christening it, it may be henceforth referred to by the designation of the ‘Cockney School.’”—Z., Blackwood’s Magazine, Oct., 1817.
 


 Cockney.Cockpit of Europe. 

 
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