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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Privolvans’.
 
The antagonists of the Subvolvans, in S. Butler’s satirical poem called The Elephant in the Moon.   1
       
“These, silly ranting Privolyans
Have every summer their campaigns,
And muster like the warlike sons
Of Rawhead and of Bloodybones.”
       
v. 85. etc.
 


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