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Diogʹenes (4 syl., g=j)

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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 subʹdue,

As was a paltry narrow tub to

Diogenes.”

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Butler: Hudibras, i. 3.

Diogʹenes. Romanus IV., emperor of the East (1607–1071).

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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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Ding (A)
Ding-dong
Dingley Dell
Dinner (Waiting for)
Dinnerless
Dinos
Dint
Diocletian
Diocletian
Diogenes
Diomed’s Horses
Diomedean Swop
Diomedēs or Diomēd
Dione
Dionysius (the younger)
Dionysos
Diophantine Analysis
Dioscuri
Diotrephes
Dip (A)

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