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Privolvansʹ

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The antagonists of the Subvolvans, in S. Butler’s satirical poem called The Elephant in the Moon.

“These, silly ranting Privolyans

Have every summer their campaigns,

And muster like the warlike sons

Of Rawhead and of Bloodybones.”


v. 85. etc.

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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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