Kolokotrones the Klepht and the Warrior: Sixty Years of Peril and Daring. An Autobiography (Google eBook)

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T. F. Unwin, 1892 - Greece - 317 pages
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Page 127 - According to my judgment, the French Revolution and the doings of Napoleon opened the eyes of the world. The nations knew nothing before, and the people thought that kings were gods upon the earth, and that they were bound to say that whatever they did was well done.
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Page viii - teaches nothing of any kind except a barbarous and factitious literary jargon, made up out of the grammar and the words of a dead language, from which it is a point of honour to divorce the idiom of the true spoken language ; and this jargon is taken up and
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Page 121 - The prayer of a father for his sons was that he might become a Klepht. The Klephtship afterwards lost its authority. In my father's time it was a sacred thing for a Greek to undertake.
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