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Carpathian Wizard

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Proteus (2 syl.), who lived in the island of Carʹpathos, between Rhodes and Crete. He was a wizard and prophet, who could transform himself into any shape he pleased. He is represented as carrying a sort of crook in his hand. Carpathos, now called Scarpanto.

By the Carpathian wizard’s hook.”


Milton: Comus, 893.

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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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