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Hobbler

or Clopinel. Jean de Meung, the poet, who wrote the sequel to the Romance of the Rose (1260–1320).

Tyrtæus, the Greek elegiac poet, was called Hobbler because he introduced the alternate pentameter verse, which is one foot short of the old heroic metre.

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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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