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 In Loco Parents.In Memoriam. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
In Medias Res.
 
In the middle of the subject. In novels and epic poetry, the author generally begins with some catastrophe, which is explained as the tale unfolds. In history, on the other hand, the author begins ab ovo.   1
 


 In Loco Parents.In Memoriam. 

 
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