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 Baucis.Bavie’ca. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ba’viad (The).
 
A merciless satire by Gifford on the Della Cruscan poetry, published 1794. The word is from Virgil’s Eclogue, iii. 9.   1
       
He may with foxes plough, and milk he-goats,
Who praises Bavius or on Mævius dotes.”
       
E. C. B.
 


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