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 Prosper’ity Rob’inson.Protag’oras of Abde’ra 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pros’pero.
 
Rightful Duke of Milan, deposed by his brother. Drifted on a desert island, he practised magic, and raised a tempest in which his brother was shipwrecked. Ultimately Prospero broke his wand, and his daughter married the son of the King of Naples. (Shakespeare: Tempest.)   1
 


 Prosper’ity Rob’inson.Protag’oras of Abde’ra 

 
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