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Corinth’s Pedagogue

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Dionysʹios the younger, on being banished a second time from Syracuse, went to Corinth and became schoolmaster. He is called Dionysios the tyrant. Hence Lord Byron says of Napoleon—

Corinth’s pedagogue hath now

Transferred his by-word to thy brow.”


Ode to Napoleon, stanza xiv.

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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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