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Fra Diavolo

(Michele Pozza). A celebrated brigand and renegade monk, who evaded pursuit for many years amidst the mountains of Calabria. (1760-1806.) Auber has made him the subject of an opera.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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