Swellfoot

All Noun
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  • I wonder why nobody else ever reads or mentions Swellfoot the Tyrant? Cited from Journal of Arthur Stirling, by Upton Sinclair
  • It was after the long march to the Rhine, no doubt, that the hero acquired the nickname of "Swellfoot." Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, Apr 30, 1919, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • SWELLFOOT: Why, skin and bones, and some few hairs for mortar. Cited from The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • SWELLFOOT: I only hear the lean and mutinous Swine Grunting about the temple. Cited from The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Taurina is in Thebes, When Swellfoot wishes that she were in hell! Cited from Complete Works, Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol. I
  • It will be better than Troilus and Cressida, better than the end of Gulliver's Travels -- better than Swellfoot the Tyrant! Cited from Journal of Arthur Stirling, by Upton Sinclair
  • SWELLFOOT: Laoctonos is fishing for a compliment, But 'tis his due. Cited from The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The work Hoydipouse (or more properly Oedipus) has been rendered literally SWELLFOOT, without its having been conceived necessary to determine whether a swelling of the hind or the fore feet of the Swinish Monarch is particularly indicated. Cited from Complete Works, Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol. I
  • SWELLFOOT: Out with your knife, old Moses, and spay those Sows [THE PIGS RUN ABOUT IN CONSTERNATION.] That load the earth with Pigs; cut close and deep. Cited from The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • This Tragedy is one of a triad, or system of three Plays (an arrangement according to which the Greeks were accustomed to connect their dramatic representations), elucidating the wonderful and appalling fortunes of the SWELLFOOT dynasty. Cited from Complete Works, Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol. I