Piper that Played before Moses

(By the). Per tibicinem qm coram Mose modulatus est. This oath is from Tales in Blackwood [Magazine, May, 1838]: Father Tom and the Pope (name of the tale). (Notes and Queries, April 2, 1887, p. 276.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Related Content