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 Sta’tor [the stopper or arrestor].Status of Great Men. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
The largest ever made was the Colossos of Rhodes; the next largest is the statue of Bavaria, erected by Louis I., King of Bavaria. The Bartholdi statue of Liberty is also worthy of mention. (See LIGHTHOUSES.)   1
   Statue. It was Pygmalion who fell in love with a statue he had himself made.   2
   Statue. Of all the projects of Alexander, none was more hare-brained than his proposal to have Mount Athos hewed into a statue of himself. It is said he even arranged with a sculptor to undertake the job.   3

 Sta’tor [the stopper or arrestor].Status of Great Men. 


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