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|Caption||Strange Facts. (1) beards were forbidden during the reign of Peter the Great; (2) Daniel Defoe was put in the pillary for criticising the Church; (3) William the First of Prussia collected giants for his Grenadier Guards; (4) Italian Donatello once deliberately destroyed one of his sculptures after the sitter began to haggle of the price; (5) Phagon, an official of the Roman Empire, once consumed a sheep, a pig, 100 loaves and an entire boar in one sitting. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 801 (21 May 1977).|
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|Peter the Great Russia Tsar bears Daniel Defoe pillary William the first Prussia giants Donatello sculpture destruction Phagon dinner food gluttony Strange Facts Andrew Howat|
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