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Amphigouri

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nonsense verse, rigmarole.

“A kind of overgrown amphigouri, a heterogeneous combination.”—Quarterly Review, i. 50, 1809.

⁂ Porson’s “Three Children sliding on the Ice” is a good specimen of amphigouri.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Amorous (The)
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Amphion
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