Ignaro

Foster-father of Orgoglio. Whatever question Arthur asked, the old dotard answered, “He could not tell.” Spenser says this old man walks one way and looks another, because ignorance is always “wrong-headed.” (Spenser: Faërie Queene, book i.)

(See Non Mi Recordo.)

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