Dolly Murrey

A character in Crabbe's Borough, who died playing cards.

`A vole! a vole!' she cried. `tis fairly won.
This said she, gently, with a single sigh,
Died as one taught and practised how to die.

Crabbc: Borough.

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