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 Pyrrhic Victory (A).Pyrrho’nian School (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pyrrho.
 
A sceptic. Pyrrho was the founder of the sceptical school of philosophy. He was a native of Elis, in Peloponne’sos.   1
       
“Blessed be the day I’scaped the wrangling crew
From Pyrrho’s maze and Epicurus’ sty.”
       
Beattie: Minstrel.
 


 Pyrrhic Victory (A).Pyrrho’nian School (The). 

 
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