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Comic History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Alexander ...
Charles M. Snyder
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Comic History of Greece - From the Earliest Times to the Death of Alexander ...
Charles McCoy Snyder
No preview available - 2010
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Page 209 - The city is well fortified which hath a wall of men instead of brick." But whether these letters are counterfeit or not is not easy to determine. Of their dislike to talkativeness, the following apophthegms are evidence.
Page 62 - ... singing in their hearts that there is no sorrow; but sorrow will come, though I have not your clear mind to tell them how. You will not know, for you are safe from knowledge where the weary cease from troubling, and the wicked are at rest; but the beginning of your dear peace has meant the end of mine.
Page 17 - The soil of Greece was principally the result of contact with the Persians, who soiled everything on which they laid hands. Very little could be raised upon it except levies and a particularly violent species of Cain.