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Timoleon

The Corinthian who so hated tyranny that he murdered his own brother Timophanes when he attempted to make himself absolute in Corint.

The fair Corinthian boast
Timoleon, happy temper, mild and firm,
Who wept the brother while the tyrant bied

Thomson; Winter

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