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"As Morse caught the Mare. —I shall be glad to be informed the meaning of this expression — it is to be met with in the translation of Rabelais. There is also a song sung among the farmers of South Devon, of which the !ast line of each verse is " As Morse caught the Mare." 11. S. B."
NOTES AND QUERIES. [No. 20. Mar 16 1850]