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Araʹtos of Achæa

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in Greece, murdered Nicʹoclēs, the tyrant, in order to restore his country to liberty, and would not allow even a picture of a king to exist. He was poisoned by Philip of Macedon.

“Aratus, who awhile relumed the soul

Of fondly-lingering liberty in Greece.”


Thomson: Winter, 491, 492.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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