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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lyn’ceus (2 syl.)
 
was so sharp sighted he could see through the earth, and distinguish objects nine miles off.   1
       
“That Lynceus may be matched with Gautard’s sight.”
       
Hall: Satires, iv. 1.
       
“Non possis oculo quantum contendere Lynceus.”
       
Horace: 1 Epistle, i. 28.
 


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