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Rasʹselas

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Prince of Abyssinia, in Dr. Johnson’s romance so called.

“‘Rasselasʹ is a mass of sense, and its moral precepts are certainly conveyed in striking and happy language. The mad astronomer who imagined that he possessed the regulation of the weather and the distribution of the seasons, is an original character in romance; and the happy valley in which Rasselas resides is sketched with poetical feeling.”—Young.

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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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Rappee
Rara Avis (Latin, a rare bird)
Rare Ben
Raree Show
Rascal
Rascal Counters
Rasher
Rashleigh Osbaldistone
Rasiel
Raspberry
Rasselas
Rat
Rat (To)
Rat (Un)
Rat, Cat, and Dog
Rat-killer
Ratatosk
Ratten (To)
Rattlin (Jack)
Raul
Ravana

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