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 King Ryence,King-of-Arms. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
King Stork.
 
A tyrant that devours his subjects, and makes them submissive with fear and trembling. The allusion is to the fable of The Frogs desiring a King. (See LOG.)   1
 


 King Ryence,King-of-Arms. 

 
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