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 Pitt’s Pictures or Billy Pitt’s Pictures.Pit’tance. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pit’tacus (Greek, Pittakos).
 
One of the “Seven Sages” of Greece. His great sayings were: (1) “Know the right time” (“Gno’thi kairon”), and (2) “’Tis a sore thing to be eminent” (“Chalepon esthlon emmenai”).   1
 


 Pitt’s Pictures or Billy Pitt’s Pictures.Pit’tance. 

 
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