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 Trois pour Cent.Trojan War (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Trojan.
 
He is a regular Trojan. A fine fellow, with good courage and plenty of spirit; what the French call a brace homme. The Trojans in Homer’s Iliad and Virgil’s Æneid are described as truthful, brave, patriotic, and confiding.   1
       
“There they say right, and like true Trojans.”
       
Butler: Hudibras, i. 1.
 


 Trois pour Cent.Trojan War (The). 

 
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