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 Scien’ter Nes’ciens et Sapien’te IndoctusScipio dismissed the Iberian Maid (Paradise Regained, ii.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Scio’s Blind Old Bard.
 
Homer. Scio is the modern name of Chios, in the Æge’an Sea.   1
       
“Smyrna, Chios, Colophon’, Salamis’, Rhodos, Argos, Athe’næ,
Your just right to call Homer your son you must settle between ye.”
 


 Scien’ter Nes’ciens et Sapien’te IndoctusScipio dismissed the Iberian Maid (Paradise Regained, ii.). 

 
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