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Robber

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The highwayman who told Alexander that he was the greater robber of the two was named Dionʹidēs. The tale is given in Evenings at Home under the title of Alexander and the Robber.

Robber. Edward IV. of England was called by the Scotch Edward the Robber.

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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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