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Twangdillo

,

the fiddler, lost one leg and one eye by a stroke of lightning on the banks of the Ister.

“Yet still the merry bard without regret

Bears his own ills, and with his sounding shell

And comic phiz relieves his drooping friends.

He tickles every string, to every note

He bends his pliant neck, his single eye

Twinkles with joy, his active stump beats time.”


Somerville: Hobbinol.

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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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Tut
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Twa Dogs
Twangdillo
Tweeds
Tweedledum and Tweedledee
Twelfth (The)
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