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Troxartas

[bread-cater ]. King of the mice and father of Psycarpax, who was drowned.

Fix their council ...
Where great Troxartas crowned in glory reigns ...
Psycarpax' father, father now no more'

Parnell: Battle of the Frogs and Mice, bk. i.

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