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 Rip Van WinkleRiph’ean or Rhiphæ’an Rocks. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ripaille.
 
I am living at Ripaille—in idleness and pleasure. (French, faire Ripaille.) Amadeus VIII., Duke of Savoy, retired to Ripaille, near Geneva, where he threw off all the cares of state, and lived among boon companions in the indulgence of unrestrained pleasure. (See SYBARITE.)   1
 


 Rip Van WinkleRiph’ean or Rhiphæ’an Rocks. 

 
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