(4 syl. g=j). The cynic philosopher is said to have lived in a tub.
The whole world was not half so wide To Alexander when he cried Because he had but one to subdue As was a paltry narrow tub to Diogenes.
Butler Hudibras i. 3.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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