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Anagrams

Dame Eleanor Davies (prophetess in the reign of Charles I) = Never so mad a lady. Gustavus = Augustus.

Horatio Nelson = Honor est a Nilo (made by Dr. Burney).

Queen Victoria's Jubilee Year = I require love in a subject. Quid est Veritas (John xviii. 38)? = Vir est qui adest. Marie Touchet (mistress of Charles IX of France = Je charme tout (made by Henri IV). Voltaire is an anagram of Arouet l(e) j(eune).

These are interchangeable words

Alcuinus and Calvinus; Amor and Roma; Eros and Rose; Evil and Live; and many more.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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