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The words bosse and bossu (hunch and hunchback) have various idiomatic and proverbial applications in France.
He was deservedly popular because scrupulously impartial, rigidly just and proverbial for humanity and kindness.
The railway and vandalism, in the proverbial sense of the word, could not coexist.
And so was fulfilled the proverbial command of Pericles, that Aegina ought not to remain the eyesore of Athens.
This slight action on Poppy's part—this little lurking gleam of disappointment—were as the proverbial last straw to poor Jasmine.
At the highest period of Grecian genius, the tragic and the comic poets introduced into their dramas the proverbial style.
Then the Tucker luck, which was proverbial in that neighborhood, suddenly took an evil turn.
The opinion of the jury was no doubt correct, though they expressed it with proverbial caution.
That Southern women are charming and "feminine" and lovable is proverbial.
ETIQUETTEEMILY POST
For the next few hours they are as busy as the proverbial bee.
CAMPINGALEXANDRA G. LOCKWINE

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