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 Great Elector (The).Great Harry (The). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Great Go.
A familiar term for a university examination for degrees: the “previous examination” being the “Little Go.”   1
   “Great Go” is usually shortened into “Greats.”   2
        “Since I have been reading … for my greats. I have had to go into all sorts of deep books.”—Grant Allen: The Backslider, part iii.

 Great Elector (The).Great Harry (The). 

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