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 Pha’raoh (2 syl.).Pharaoh who Knew not Joseph. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pharaoh,
 
in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, means Louis XIV. of France.   1
       
“If Pharaoh’s doubtful succour he [Charles II.] should use,
A foreign aid would more incense the Jews [English nation].”
 


 Pha’raoh (2 syl.).Pharaoh who Knew not Joseph. 

 
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