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 Pha’eton.Phal’aris. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Phalanx.
 
The close order of battle in which the heavy-armed troops of a Grecian army were usually drawn up. Hence, any number of people distinguished for firmness and solidity of union.   1
 


 Pha’eton.Phal’aris. 

 
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