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 Platform,Plato and the Bees. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Plato.
 
His original name was Aris’tocls, but he was called Platn from the great breadth of his shoulders.   1
   The German Plato. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743–1819).   2
   The Jewish Plato. Philo Judæus, an Alexandrine philosopher. (Flourished 20–40.)   3
   The Puritan Plato. John Howe, the Nonconformist (1630–1706).   4
 


 Platform,Plato and the Bees. 

 
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