in Dryden's satire of Absalom and Achitophel, is
designed for Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury.
Zadoc the priest, whom (shunning power and place),
His lowly mind advanced to David's [Charles II.] grace.
Part i. lines 801-2.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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