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Quinbus Flestrin

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The man-mountain. So the Lilliputians called Gulliver (chap. ii.). Gay has an ode to this giant.

Bards of old of him told,

When they said Atlasʹ head

Propped the skies.”


Gay: Lilliputian Ode.

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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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