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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Quinap’alus.
 
The Mrs. Harris of “authorities in citations.” If anyone wishes to clench an argument by some quotation, let him cite this ponderous collection.   1
        “What says Quinapalus: ‘Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.”—Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, i. 5.
 


 Quilp.Quinbus Flestrin. 

 
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