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 Eloi (St.).Elshender 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Eloquent.
 
The old man eloquent. Isoc’rats, the Greek orator. When he heard that Grecian liberty was extinguished by the battle of Chærone’a, he died of grief.
       
“That dishonest victory
       
At Chæronea, fatal to liberty,
Killed with report that old man eloquent.”
       
Milton: Sonnets (To Lady Margaret Ley).
   1
   The eloquent doctor. Peter Aure’olus, Archbishop of Aix, a schoolman.   2
 


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