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 Elixir of Life.Elizabeth 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Elizabeth
 
had pet names for all her favourite courtiers; q.e.:   1
   The mother of Sir John Norris she called “My own Crow.”   2
   Burghley was her “Spirit.”   3
   Mountjoy she termed her “Kitchen-maid in Ireland.”   4
 


 Elixir of Life.Elizabeth 

 
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