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Dulness

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King of dulness. Colley Cibber, poet laureate after Eusden.        

“‘God save king Cibber!ʹ mounts in every note… .

So when Jove’s block descended from on high… .

Loud thunder to the bottom shook the bog,

And the hoarse nation croaked, ‘God save king Log!ʹ”

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Pope: Dunciad, book i.

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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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