Ten Selected Orations (Google eBook)

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American Book Company, 1898 - Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek - 240 pages
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Page 3 - The latter, especially on the first two or three orations, have been made so advisedly. In many colleges Lysias is the first Greek author read. Hence it is believed that, at the start, such grammatical help will in no way be found harmful to the best prepared, and very useful and encouraging to those less fortunate in their preparation.
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Page 168 - I think it is clear, from a careful review of our authorities, that Theramenes was an honest man. But he was a philosopher and a doctrinaire, and had a Socratic ideal of a perfect state which, both in the time of the Four Hundred and in that of the Thirty, he thought he saw his way to realise, but was quickly undeceived by the development of selfish aims in his colleagues. As, therefore, he 'sympathised neither with the prejudices of the Democrats, nor the self-seeking of the Oligarchs, he came to...
Page 3 - In many colleges and universities in this country, Lysias is the first Greek author that is read. Hence it is believed that, at the start, such grammatical help will in no way be found harmful to the brightest and to the best prepared, and very useful and encouraging to the slow and less fortunate in their preparation.
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