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 Fra Diav’olo (Michele Pozza).Fradu’bio [Brother Doubt], 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fracassus.
 
Father of Ferrgus, the giant, and son of Morgant.   1
       
“Primus erat quidam Fracassus prole gigantis,
Cujus stirps olim Morgan to venit ab illo,
Qui bacchioconem campanæ ferre solebat,
Cum quo mille hominum colpos fracasset in uno.”
       
Merlin Cocaius (i.e. Théophile Folengo): Histoire Macaronique (1606).
 


 Fra Diav’olo (Michele Pozza).Fradu’bio [Brother Doubt], 

 
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