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Porch (The)

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A philosophic sect generally called Stoics (Greek, stoa, a porch), because Zeno, the founder, gave his lectures in the Athenian picture gallery, called the porch Pœʹcilē.

“The successors of Socratēs formed societies which lasted several centuries; the Academy, the Porch, the Garden.”—Professor Seeley: Ecce Homo.

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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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