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 Hereford (3 syl.).Heretic 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Herefordshire Kindness.
 
A good turn rendered for a good turn received. Latin proverbs, “Fricantem refri’ca;” “Manus manum lavat.” Fuller says the people of Herefordshire “drink back to him who drinks to them.”   1
 


 Hereford (3 syl.).Heretic 

 
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