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 Bœo’tian.Boë’thius. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bœo’tian Ears.
 
Ears unable to appreciate music or rhetoric.   1
        “Well, friend, I assure thee thou hast not got Bœotian ears [because you can appreciate the beauties of my sermons].”—Le Sage: Gil Blas, vii. 3.
 


 Bœo’tian.Boë’thius. 

 
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