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 Adram’melech.Adrian (St.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Adrastus.
 
An Indian prince from the banks of the Ganges, who aided the King of Egypt against the crusaders. He wore a serpent’s skin, and rode on an elephant. Adrastus was slain by Rinaldo.—Tasso: Jerusalem Delivered. Book xx.   1
 


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