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Run Amuck

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(See Amuck.)

“It was like a Malay running amuck, only with a more deadly weapon.”—The Times.


“Frontless and satire-proof he scours the streets,

And runs an Indian-muck at all he meets.”


Dryden: The Hind and the Panther.

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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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