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 Corde’lia.Corde’liers, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cordelia’s Gift.
 
A “voice ever soft, gentle, and low; an excellent thing in woman.” (Shakespeare: King Lear, v. 3.)   1
        “It is her voice that he hears prevailing over the those [sic] of the rest of the company, … for she has not Cordelia’s gift.”—Miss Broughton: Dr. Cupid.
 


 Corde’lia.Corde’liers, 

 
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