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Empedʹoclēs (4 syl.)

of Sicily. A disciple of Pythagʹoras According to Luʹcian, he threw himself into the crater of Etna, that persons might suppose he was returned to the gods, but Etna threw out his sandal, and destroyed the illusion. (Horace Ars Poetica, 404.) (See Cleombrotos.)

“He who, to he deemed


A god, leaped fondly into Ætna flames.

Empedoclēs.”


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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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Emeute (French)
Emile
Emilia (in Shakespeare’s Othello)
Emilie (The divine)
Emmet
Emne
Emolument
Emotion
Empanel
Empannel
Empedoclēs
Emperor
Emperor of Believers
Emperor of the Mountains
Empire City (The)
Empire of Reason; the Empire of Truth
Empirics
Employé. (French)
Empson
Empty as Air
Empty Champagne Bottles

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