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Pitʹtacus (Greek, Pittakos)

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One of the “Seven Sages” of Greece. His great sayings were: (1) “Know the right time” (“Gnoʹthi kairon”), and (2) “ʹTis a sore thing to be eminent” (“Chalepon esthlon emmenai”).

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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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Pitch
Pitch and Pay
Pitch into Him
Pitcher
Pitchers
Pithos
Pitri (plur. Pitaras)
Pitt Diamond or The Regent
Pitt’s Mark
Pitt’s Pictures or Billy Pitt’s Pictures
Pittacus (Greek, Pittakos)
Pittance
Pixies
Pixy-led (Devonshire), Poake-ledden (Worcestershire)
Place aux Dames
Placebo
Plagiarist
Plain (The)
Plain Dealer (The)
Plan of Campaign (The)
Planets

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