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Tarabolus or Tantrabolus

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We shall live till we die, like Tarabolus [or Tantrabolus]. Tarabolus, Ali Pacha, was grand vizier in 1693, and was strangled in 1695 by order of Mustapha II.

We shall live till we die, like Tantrabolus, is said to be a Cornish proverb. There is a cognate saying, “Like Tantrabolus, who lived till he died.”

⁂ Tantarabobs means the devil. Noisily playful children are called Tantrabols.

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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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