Adriel

in Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel, is meant for the Earl of Mulgrave.

Sharp-judging Adriel, the muses' friend, Himself a muse: in Sanbedrim's debate True to his prince, but not a slave of state; Whom David's love with honours did adorn, That from his disobedient son were torn.

—Part I.

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