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 Dio’ne (3 syl.).Diony’sos. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Dionys’ius (the younger),
being banished a second time from Syracuse, retired to Corinth, where he turned schoolmaster for a living. Posterity called him a tyrant. Byron, in his Ode to Napoleon, alludes to these facts in the following lines:—
“Corinth’s pedagogue hath now
Transferred his byword to thy brow.”
   That is, Napoleon is now called tyrant, like Dionysius.   2

 Dio’ne (3 syl.).Diony’sos. 

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