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 Conqueror.Conquest (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Conqueror’s Nose (A).
 
A prominent straight nose, rising at the bridge. Charlemagne had such a nose, so had Henry the Fowler (Heinrich I. of Germany), Rudolf I. of Germany; Friedrich I. of Hohenzollern, famous for reducing to order his unruly barons by blowing up their castles (1382–1440); our own “Iron Duke,” Bismarck, the iron Chancellor of Prussia, etc.   1
 


 Conqueror.Conquest (The). 

 
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