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Re: She who must be obeyed

Posted by Teach on November 29, 1999

In Reply to: She who must be obeyed posted by Linda on November 27, 1999

: I am trying to research the origin of this quotation from "Rumpole of the Bailey." I have a bet with my sister-in-law who says that he made up the phrase. I say it is from English literature. Please help us settle this bet.

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: LJM

It's from the novel "She" written by Henry Rider Haggard, first appearing in serial form in 1886. It was first published as a novel in 1887. Henry Rider Haggard dies in 1925.