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 Cale.Ca’leb Quo’tem. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Caleb.
 
The enchantress who carried off St. George in infancy.   1
   Caleb, in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, is meant for Lord Grey of Wark (Northumberland), one of the adherents of the Duke of Monmouth.   2
       
“And, therefore, in the name of dulness, be
The well-hung Balaam [Earl of Huntingdon] and old Caleb free.”
       
Lines 512–13.
 


 Cale.Ca’leb Quo’tem. 

 
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