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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Fab’ila’s sad Fate.
The king Don Fab’ila was a man of very obstinate purpose and fond of the chase. One day he encountered a boar, and commanded those who rode with him to remain quiet and not interfere; but the boar overthrew him and killed him. (Chronica Antiqua de España, p. 121.)   1


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