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Arabian Bird (The)

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The phœnix; a marvellous man, quite sui generis.

“O Antony! O thou Arabian bird!”


Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, iii. 2.

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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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