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Robin Mutton (A)


A simpleton.

Do you see this ram? His name is Robin. Here, Robin, Robin, Robin… . We will get a pair of scales, and then you, Robin Mutton [Panurge], shall be weighed against Tup Robin, … etc.”—Rabelais: Pantagruel, iv. 7.

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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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