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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Oc’ypus,
 
son of Podalir’ius and Asta’sia, was eminent for his strength, agility, and beauty; but used to deride those afflicted with the gout. This provoked the anger of the goddess who presided over that distemper, and she sent it to plague the scoffer. (Lucian.)   1
 


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