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 Cleon.Cleopa’tra and her Pearl. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cleopatra
 
was introduced to Julius Cæsar by Apollodrus in a bale of rich Syrian rugs. When the bale was unbound, there was discovered the fairest and wittiest girl of all the earth, and Cæsar became her captive slave.   1
 


 Cleon.Cleopa’tra and her Pearl. 

 
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