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 Corinth’s Pedagogue.Corinthian Brass. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Corin’thian (A).
 
A licentious libertine. The immorality of Corinth was proverbial both in Greece and Rome. To Corin’thianise is to indulge in licentious conduct. A gentleman sportsman who rides his own horses on the turf, or sails his own yacht.   1
   A Corinthian. A member of the pugilistic club, Bond Street, London.   2
 


 Corinth’s Pedagogue.Corinthian Brass. 

 
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