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Richard Coeur de Lion

(See Bogie.)

“His tremendous name was employed by the Syrian mothers to silence their infants; and if a horse suddenly started from the way, his rider was wont to exclaim, `Dost thou think King Richard is in the bush?”' —Gibbon: Decline and Fall, etc., xi. 146.

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