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Carthageʹna

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Capital of New Granaʹda, in South America, unsuccessfully attacked in 1747 by Admiral Vernon.

“Wasteful, forth


Walks the dire power of pestilent disease

Such as, of late, at Carthagena quenched

The British fire. You, gallant Vernon, saw

The miserable scene; you, pitying, saw

To infant-weakness sunk the warrior’s arm.”


Thomson: Summer, 1034–43.

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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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