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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Diog’enes (4 syl., g=j).
 
The cynic philosopher is said to have lived in a tub.
       
“The whole world was not half so wide
To Alexander, when he cried
Because he had but one to sub’due,
As was a paltry narrow tub to
Diogenes.”
   1
       
Butler: Hudibras, i. 3.
   Diog’enes. Romanus IV., emperor of the East (1607–1071).   2
 


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