Origin of Delphic
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Such is the ancient tale of the founding of the Delphic oracle, in which gods, and beasts, and men are mixed in archaic fashion.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
The postman showed his letter to this Delphic villager, inquiring whether he knew anybody of that name.Lancashire Sketches|Edwin Waugh
His father, Laios, had been warned by the Delphic oracle that he was in danger of death from his own son.Myths and Myth-Makers|John Fiske
"Know thyself" and "Nothing too much" were inscribed upon the Delphic oracle.Essays|Ralph Waldo Emerson
The prophecy of Nostradamus is also obviously imitated from the response of the Delphic Pythoness to Œdipus.The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18)|John Dryden
1590s, from Latin Delphicus, from Greek Delphikos, from Delphi (see Delphi).