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Reuben Dixon

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A village school-master “of ragged lads.”

“Mid noise, and dirt, and stench, and play, and prate,

He calmly cuts the pen or views the slate.”


Crabbe: Boraugh, letter xxiv.

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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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