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Crœsus

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Rich as Crœsus. Crœsus, King of Lydia, was so rich and powerful that all the wise men of Greece were drawn to his court, and his name became proverbial for wealth. (B.C. 560–546.) (See Gyges.)

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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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Crocodile (King)
Crocodile’s Eye
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Crooked as Crawley
Crooked Sixpence (A)
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