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 Acace’tus.Acad’emy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Academ’ics
 
The followers of Plato were so called, because they attended his lectures in the Acad’emy, a garden planted by Acade’mos.   1
       
“See there the olive grove of Acadmus, Plato’s retreat.”
       
Milton: Paradise Lost, Book iv.
 


 Acace’tus.Acad’emy. 

 
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