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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
I’dleness.
 
The Lake of Idleness. Spenser says whoever drank of this lake grew “instantly faint and weary.” The Red Cross Knight drank of it, and was made captive by Orgoglio. (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book i.)   1
 


 I’dle Worms.Idol Shepherd (The), 

 
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