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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Royal Road to Learning.
Euclid, having opened a school of mathematics at Alexandria, was asked by King Ptolemy whether he could not explain his art to him in a more compendious manner. “Sire,” said the geometrician, “there is no royal road to learning.”   1

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