The true statesman, the philosopher king, in Plato's phrase, sees and serves the public good.
They sought in him the philosopher king—that mirage which, as we have noted, Confucius and Plato had sought in their day.
The philosopher king is perfectly willing, "provided you don't involve me in Wars with my neighbors."
to send ruse e-mail with a link to a replica of an existing web page, designed to fool users into submitting personal, financial, or password information; to defraud someone using this method; also, to create a website replica for fooling unsuspecting Internet users into submitting personal or financial information or passwords
1990s; prob fr fishing, borrowing the ph from phony