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dead, and never called me mother expression or saying

General purpose acknowledgement of a tragic circumstance


From Ellen Wood’s 1861 melodrama East Lynne, though later a trope of Victorian tragedies

Collected by

Naomi – 1960s
Naomi Iliff (King) – owner

Submitted: 25/05/2021 by Mark

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