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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Latin epic poem by Statius about Thebes in Bœotia.

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  • You should have seen the artless admiration with which those estimable portly deputies, torpid with good living, listened to that ascetic, that man of another epoch, as if some Saint-Jérôme had come forth from the depths of his thebaid to overwhelm with his burning eloquence, in the

    The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2)

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