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 Rhod’alind.Rho’dian Law. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rhodian Bully (The).
 
The colossus of Rhodes.   1
       
“Yet fain wouldst thou the crouching world bestride
Just like the Rhodian bully o’er the tide.”
       
Peter Pindar: The Lusiad, canto 2.
 


 Rhod’alind.Rho’dian Law. 

 
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