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Gonnella’s Horse

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Gonnella, the domestic jester of the Duke of Ferraʹra, rode on a horse all skin and bone. The jests of Gonnella are in print.

“His horse was as lean as Gonnella’s, which (as the Duke said) ‘Osso atque pellis totus eratʹ (Plautus).”—Cervantes: Don Quixote.

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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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