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 Bright’s Disease.Brigliado’ro. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brigians.
 
The Castilians; so called from one of their ancient kings, named Brix or Brigus, said by monkish fabulists to be the grandson of Noah.   1
       
“Edward and Pedro, emulous of fame …
Thro’ the flerce Brigians hewed their bloody way,
Till in a cold embrace the striplings lay.”
       
Camoens: Lusiad, v.
 


 Bright’s Disease.Brigliado’ro. 

 
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