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 Slough of Despond.Slow Coach. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Slow.
 
Stupid, dull. A “quick boy” is one who is sharp and active. Awfully slow, slang for very stupid and dull   1
 


 Slough of Despond.Slow Coach. 

 
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