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Dionysʹius (the younger)

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being banished a second time from Syracuse, retired to Corinth, where he turned schoolmaster for a living. Posterity called him a tyrant. Byron, in his Ode to Napoleon, alludes to these facts in the following lines:—        

Corinth’s pedagogue hath now

Transferred his byword to thy brow.”

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That is, Napoleon is now called tyrant, like Dionysius.

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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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