Familiar Spirits

Spirit slaves. From the Latin, famulus (an attendant).

“Away with him! he has a familiar under his tongue.” —Shakespeare: 2 Henry VI., iv. 7.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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