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Madman

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Macedonia’s madman. Alexander the Great. (B.C. 356, 336-323.)

The brilliant madman or Madman of the North. Charles XII. of Sweden. (1682, 1697–1718.)

“Heroes are much the same, the point’s agreed

From Macedonia’s madman to the Swede [Charles XII.].”


Pope: Essdy on Man, iv.

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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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Macrocosm (Greek, the great world)
Mad as a March Hare
Mad Cavalier (The)
Mad Parliament (The)
Mad Poet (The)
Mad as a Hatter
Madame
Mademoiselle
Madge
Madge Wildfire
Madman
Madness
Madoc
Madonna. (Italian, my lady.)
Mador (Sir)
Madras System of Education
Mæander
Mæcenas
Maelström (Norwegian, whirling stream)
Mæonides
Mæviad

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