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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Camby’ses (3 syl.).
 
A pompous, ranting character in Preston’s lamentable tragedy of that name.   1
        “Give me a cup of sack, to make mine eyes look red; for I must speak in passion, and I will do it in King Cambyses’ vein.”—Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., ii. 4.
 


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