A Lexicon Abridged from Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1891 - English language - 831 pages
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Page 448 - Particle, used to distinguish the word or clause with which it stands from something that is to follow,
Page 95 - the crumb or inside of the loaf, on which the Greeks wiped their hands at dinner, and then threw it to the dogs.
Page 467 - any art over which the Muses presided, esp. music or lyric poetry set and sung to
Page 3 - a mounted courier, such as were kept ready at regular stages throughout Persia for carrying the royal despatches.
Page 403 - fell inside the basin, and the sound was clear, it was a favourable sign. The game was played in various ways.
Page 346 - the ancient witches used to bind it to a wheel, which they turned round, believing that they drew men's
Page 489 - a covered colonnade in gymnasia or schools of exercise, where athletes exercised in winter,
Page 403 - vogue at the drinking.. parties of young men at Athens. The simplest mode was
Page 463 - the mother of the Muses; because before the invention of writing memory was the Poet's chief gift.
Page 146 - a Council of Elders, Senate, esp. at Sparta, where it consisted of 28.

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