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 Orator Henley.Orc (in Orlando Furioso). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Orbil’ian Stick (The).
 
A cane or birch-rod.   1
   Orbilius was the schoolmaster who taught Horace, and Horace calls him Plago’sus (the flogger) (Ep. ii. 71.)   2
 


 Orator Henley.Orc (in Orlando Furioso). 

 
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