[foh-shee-uh n, -on]
- 402?–317 b.c., Athenian statesman and general.
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Who wolde not wonder at the cleane and vncorrupt courage of this Phocion?Shakespeare Jest-Books;
Phocion compared the speeches of Leosthenes to cypress-trees.Familiar Quotations
Among the distinguished Athenians of the day, only Phocion's outshone it.
Like Phocion, he believed in the enemies of his country more than he believed in his own people.The Expositor's Bible
F. W. Farrar
They asked pardon of Phocion, and raised a statue to his honor.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)