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 Athenæum (the review so called)Athens. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Athe’nian Bee.
 
Plato, a native of Athens, was so called because his words flowed with the sweetness of honey.   1
 


 Athenæum (the review so called)Athens. 

 
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