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Stagiʹrite or Stagyrite (3 syl.)

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(Greek, σταγειρoζ.) Aristotle, who was born at Stagiʹra, in Macedon. Generally called Stagʹirite in English verse.

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“In one rich soul


Plato the Stagyrite, and Tully joined.”



“And rules as strict his laboured work confine

As if the Stagirite oʹerlooked each line.”


Pope: Essay on Criticism.


“And all the wisdom of the Stagirite.

Enriched and beautified his studious mind.”


Wordsworth.

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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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