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Jews

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in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, those English who were loyal to Charles II., called David.

“The Jews, a headstrong, moody, murmuring race,

God’s pampered people, whom, debauched with ease,

No king could govern, nor no god could please.”


Part i. verses 45–48.

Jews born with tails. (See Raboin.)

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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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