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Rhodian Bully (The)

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The colossus of Rhodes.

“Yet fain wouldst thou the crouching world bestride

Just like the Rhodian bully oʹer the tide.”


Peter Pindar: The Lusiad, canto 2.

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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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Rhodalind
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Rhodian Law
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Rhopalic Verse (wedgs-verse)
Rhyme
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