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Bœoʹtian

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A rude, unlettered person, a dull blockhead. The ancient Bœotians loved agricultural and pastoral pursuits, so the Athenians used to say they were dull and thick as their own atmosphere: yet Hesiod, Pindar, Corinna, Plutarch, Pelopʹidas, and Epaminondas, were all Bœotians.

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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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