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Lynʹceus (2 syl.)

was so sharp sighted he could see through the earth, and distinguish objects nine miles off.

That Lynceus may be matched with Gautard’s sight.”


Hall: Satires, iv. 1.


“Non possis oculo quantum contendere Lynceus.”


Horace: 1 Epistle, i. 28.

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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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