Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Jews,

 Jew’s Myrtle.Jews’ Sabbath. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jews,
 
in Dryden’s satire of Absalom and Achitophel, those English who were loyal to Charles II., called David.   1
       
“The Jews, a headstrong, moody, murmuring race,
God’s pampered people, whom, debauched with ease,
No king could govern, nor no god could please.”
       
Part i. verses 45–48.
   Jews born with tails. (See RABOIN.)   2
 


 Jew’s Myrtle.Jews’ Sabbath. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors