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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.Richard Cecil
First known usage 1851. Origins unknown. Hypotheses include:
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A man (usually in the sense: the typical ‘man on the street’, an ordinary, down-to-earth man, often stressing manhood in a very physical sense)
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