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Margītēs

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The first dunce whose name has been transmitted to fame. His rivals are Codrus and Flecknoe.

“Margites was the name . . whom Antiquity recordeth to have been dunce the first.”—Pope Dunciad (Martinus Scriblerus).

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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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