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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bathyllus.
 
A beautiful boy of Samos, greatly beloved by Polycrts the tyrant, and by the poet Anacreon. (See Horace: Epistle xiv. 9.)   1
        “To them [i.e. the æsthetic school] the boyhood of Bathyllus is of more moment than the manhood of Napoleon.”—Mallock: The New Republic, book iv. chap. 1.
 


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