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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Godliness.
 
Cleanliness next to godliness, “as Matthew Henry says.” Whether Matthew Henry used the proverb as well known, or invented it, deponent sayeth not.   1
 


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