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Brilliant Madman (The)

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Charles XII. of Sweden. (1682–1697–1718.)

“Macedonia’s madman or the Swede.”


Johnson: Vanity of Human Wishes.

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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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