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 Philippe Egalité.Philip’pins. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Philip’pic.
 
A severe scolding; an invective. So called from the orations of Demos’thenes against Philip of Macedon, to rouse the Athenians to resist his encroachments. The orations of Cicero against Anthony are called “Philippics.”   1
 


 Philippe Egalité.Philip’pins. 

 
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