Aristides

(4 syl.).

Surnamed The Just. An Athenian statesman.

Then Aristides lifts his honest front,
Spotless of heart; to whom the unflattering voice Of Freedom gave the
noblest name of just.

Thomson: Winter, 459-61.

The British Aristides.
Andrew Marvell (1620–1678).

The French Aristides.
Mons. Grévy, born 1813, president of the Third Republic 1879–1887, died 1891. He was a barrister by profession.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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