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 Physician, heal Thyself.Pi’arists, 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Physigna’thos [one who swells the cheeks].
 
King of the Frogs, and son of Pelus [mud], slain by Troxartas, the Mouse-king.   1
       
“Great Physignathos I, from Peleus’ race,
Begot in fair Hydromede’s embrace,
Where, by the nuptial bank that paints his side,
The swift Erid’anus delights to glide.”
       
Parnell: Battle of the Frogs, bk. i.
 


 Physician, heal Thyself.Pi’arists, 

 
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