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 Gonin.Gonsal’ez [Gon-zalley]. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gonnella’s Horse.
 
Gonnella, the domestic jester of the Duke of Ferra’ra, rode on a horse all skin and bone. The jests of Gonnella are in print.   1
        “His horse was as lean as Gonnella’s, which (as the Duke said) ‘Osso atque pellis totus erat’ (Plautus).”—Cervantes: Don Quixote.
 


 Gonin.Gonsal’ez [Gon-zalley]. 

 
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