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 Therapeu’tæ.Thermido’rians. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
There’sa.
 
Daughter of the Count Palatine of Pado’lia, beloved by Mazeppa. The count, her father, was very indignant that a mere page should presume to fall in love with his daughter, and had Mazeppa bound to a wild horse and set adrift. As for Theresa, Mazeppa never knew her future history. Theresa was historically not the daughter, but the young wife, of the fiery count. (Byron: Mazeppa.)   1
 


 Therapeu’tæ.Thermido’rians. 

 
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