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 Old Man of the Mountain.Oldbuck. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Old Man of the Sea.
 
In the story of Sinbad the Sailor, the Old Man of the Sea, hoisted on the shoulders of Sinbad, clung there and refused to dismount. Sinbad released himself from his burden by making the Old Man drunk. (Arabian Nights.)   1
 


 Old Man of the Mountain.Oldbuck. 

 
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