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Eloquent

The old man eloquent. Isocrates, the Greek orator. When he heard that Grecian liberty was extinguished by the battle of Chærone'a, he died of grief.

That dishonest victory
At Chæronea, fatal to liberty,
Killed with report that old man eloquent.

Milton: Sonnets (To Lady Margaret Ley).

The eloquent doctor. Peter Aureolus, Archbishop of Aix, a schoolman.

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