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 Natty Bumppo,Nature. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Natural (A).
A born idiot; one on whom education can make no impression. As nature made him, so he remains.   1
   A natural child. One not born in lawful wedlock. The Romans called the children of concubines natura’ls, children according to nature, and not according to law.   2
“Cui pater est populus pater est sibi nullus omnes;
Cui pater est populus not habet ille patrem.”

 Natty Bumppo,Nature. 


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