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Philip Massinger (1583–1640), British dramatist. repr. in The Plays and Poems of Philip Massinger, eds. P. Edwards and C. Gibson (1976). Sir Giles Overreach, "a cruel extortioner," in A New Way To Pay Old Debts, act 5, sc. 1, l. 244-6 (1632).
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