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 Grande Passion (The).Grandison Cromwell Lafayette. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Grandison (Sir Charles).
The union of a Christian and a gentleman. Richardson’s novel so called. Sir Walter Scott calls Sir Charles “the faultless monster that the world ne’er saw.” Robert Nelson, reputed author of the Whole Duty of Man, was the prototype.   1

 Grande Passion (The).Grandison Cromwell Lafayette. 

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