Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Old Man Eloquent.

 Old Lady of Threadneedle Street.Old Man of the Moon (The). 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Old Man Eloquent.
 
Isocra’tes; so called by Milton. When he heard of the result of the battle of Chærone’a, which was fatal to Grecian liberty, he died of grief.   1
       
“That dishonest victory
At Chærone’a, fatal to liberty.
Killed with report that Old Man Eloquent.”
       
Milton: Sonnets.
 


 Old Lady of Threadneedle Street.Old Man of the Moon (The). 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors