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 Happy-go-lucky (A).Happy as a Clam at High Tide. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Happy Valley,
 
in Dr. Johnson’s tale of Rasselas, is placed in the kingdom of Amhara, and was inaccessible except in one spot through a cave in a rock. It was a Garden of Paradise where resided the princes of Abyssinia.   1
 


 Happy-go-lucky (A).Happy as a Clam at High Tide. 

 
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