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Zeuxʹis (2 syl.)

,

a Grecian painter, is said to have painted some grapes so well that the birds came and pecked at them.

“Eʹen as poor birds, deceived with painted grapes,

Do surfeit by the eye, and pine the maw.”


Shakespeare: Venus and Adonis.

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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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