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Plato’s Year

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A revolution of 25,000 years, in which period the stars and constellations return to their former places in respect to the equinoxes.

Cut out more work than can be done

In Plato’s year, but finish none.”


Butler: Hudibras, pt. iii. 1.

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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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