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wise “fellow and had good discretion, that, being bid to ask what he would of the king, desired he might know none of his secrets—A,” PERICLES, i. 3. 4. “Who this wise fellow was, may be known from the following passage in Barnabie Riche's Souldier's Wishe to Briton's Welfare, or . . . Captaine Skill and Captaine Pill, 1604, p. 27: ‘I will therefore commende the poet Philipides, who being demaunded by King Lisimachus, what favour he might doe unto him for that he loved him, made this answere to the king, that your majesty would never impart unto me any of your secrets’” (STEEVENS) .

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