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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Demos’thens’ Lantern.
 
A chora’gic monument erected by Lysic’rats in Athens, originally surmounted by the tripod won by Lysicrats. A “tripod” was awarded to everyone in Athens who produced the best drama or choral piece of his tribe. The street in which Demosthens’ Lantern stood was full of these tripods.   1
 


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