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 Porcelain (3 syl.),Porcupine. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Porch (The).
 
A philosophic sect generally called Stoics (Greek, stoa, a porch), because Zeno, the founder, gave his lectures in the Athenian picture gallery, called the porch Pœ’cil.   1
        “The successors of Socrats formed societies which lasted several centuries; the Academy, the Porch, the Garden.”—Professor Seeley: Ecce Homo.
 


 Porcelain (3 syl.),Porcupine. 

 
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