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 Polybo’tes (4 syl.).Polyc’rates (4 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Polycle’tus.
 
A statuary of Sic’you, who deduced a canon of the proportions of the several parts of the human body, and made a statue of a Persian bodyguard, which was admitted by all to be a model of the human form, and was called “The Rule” (the standard).   1
 


 Polybo’tes (4 syl.).Polyc’rates (4 syl.), 

 
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