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Fabricius

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A Roman hero, representative of inflexible purity and honesty. The ancient writers love to tell of the frugal way in which he lived on his hereditary farm; how he refused the rich presents offered him by the Samnite ambassadors; and how at death he left no portion for his daughters, whom the senate provided for.

“Fabricius, scorner of all-conquering gold.”


Thomson: Seasons (Winter).

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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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Fa (Scotch)
Fabian Society
Fabian Soldiers
Fabian Tactics or Policyi.e. delay
Fabianism
Fabila’s sad Fate
Fabius
Fables
Fabliaux
Fabricius
Fabulinus
Fabulous Isles
Face
Face to Face
Faces
Face
Faced
Faced
Face-card or Faced-card
Facilë Princeps

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