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Meaning of "furnished with a pipe and a supply of cold without" in Trollope's "Orley Farm"

Cold without refers to Mr Moulder's drink: brandy mixed with unsweetened cold water. The Oxford English Dictionary has the following entry for cold without: colloquial. Brandy or spirits in cold ...
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Meaning of "Rustum" in Trollope's "Orley Farm"

From the novel’s metaphorical context it would mean renowned perspicacious practitioners of the law . Rustum was indeed a legendary Persian warrior of great renown , and Trollope would probably ...
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Meaning of "Rustum" in Trollope's "Orley Farm"

Rustum seems like a variant spelling of Rostam, and I am surprised that someone would not have heard of Rostam. Rostam or Rustam (Persian: رستم [rosˈtæm]) is a legendary hero in Persian mythology, ...
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