Comic History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Alexander the Great

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J. B. Lippincott Company, 1898 - Greece - 446 pages
 

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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.
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