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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Stagi’rite or Stagyrite (3 syl.).
 
(Greek, sigmataualphagammaεiotarhoozeta.) Aristotle, who was born at Stagi’ra, in Macedon. Generally called Stag’irite in English verse.   1
       
“In one rich soul
       
Plato the Stagyrite, and Tully joined.”
       
Thomson: Summer
       
“And rules as strict his laboured work confine
As if the Stagirite o’erlooked each line.”
       
Pope: Essay on Criticism.
       
“And all the wisdom of the Stagirite.
Enriched and beautified his studious mind.”
       
Wordsworth.
 


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