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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Speaker’s Eye.
 
To catch the Speaker’s eye. The rule in the House of Commons is that the member whose rising to address the House is first observed by the Speaker is allowed precedence.   1
 


 Spasmod’ic School.Speaking. 

 
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