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Philip

Philip, remember thou art mortal. A sentence repeated to the Macedonian king every time he gave an audience.

Philip sober.
When a woman who asked Philip of Macedon to do her justice was snubbed by the petulant monarch, she exclaimed, “Philip, I shall appeal against this judgment.” “Appeal!” thundered the enraged king, “and to whom will you appeal?” “To Philip sober,” was her reply.

St. Philip
is usually represented bearing a large cross, or a basket containing loaves, in allusion to St. John vi. 5-7.

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