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Alls (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Alls

The five alls is a country sign, representing five human figures, each having a motto under him. The first is a king in his regalia; his motto, I govern all: the second, a bishop in pontificals; motto, I pray for all: third, a lawyer in his gown; motto, I plead for all: fourth: a soldier in his regimentals, fully accoutred; motto, I fight for all: fifth, a poor countryman with his scythe and rake; motto, I pay for all.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

All Nations * Altamel

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