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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wild Children.
 
(1) Peter the Wild Boy. (See above.)   1
   (2) Mlle. Lablanc, found by the villagers of Soigny, near Châlons, in 1731; she died at Paris in 1785, at the supposed age of sixty-two.   2
   (3) A child captured by three sportsmen in the woods of Cannes (France) in 1798. (See World of Wonders, p. 61, Correspondence.)   3
 


 Wild Boy of HamelinWild-goose Chase. 

 
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