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 Philip’pins.Philis’ides (4 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Philips (John)
 
author of The Splendid Shilling, wrote a georgic on Cider in blank verse—a serious poem modelled upon Milton’s epics.   1
       
“Philips, Pomona’s bard, the second thou
Who nobly durst, in rhyme-unfettered verse,
With British freedom sing the British song.”
       
Thomson: Autumn.
 


 Philip’pins.Philis’ides (4 syl.). 

 
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