Diogenes

(4 syl. g=j). The cynic philosopher is said to have lived in a tub.

The whole world was not half so wide
To Alexander when he cried
Because he had but one to subdue
As was a paltry narrow tub to
Diogenes.

Butler Hudibras i. 3.

Diogenes.
Romanus IV. emperor of the East (1067-1071).

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