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 Doric Land.Dor’icourt. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Do’ric Reed.
 
Pastoral poetry. Everything Doric was very plain, but cheerful, chaste, and solid. The Dorians were the pastoral people of Greece, and their dialect was that of the country rustics. Our own Bloomfield and Robert Burns are examples of British Doric.
       
“The Doric reed once more
       
Well pleased. I tune.”
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Thomson, Autumn, 3–4.
 


 Doric Land.Dor’icourt. 

 
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