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Kolokotrones, the Klepht and the Warrior: Bsixty Years of Peril and Daring ...
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Kolokotrones, the Klepht and the Warrior: Bsixty Years of Peril and Daring
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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.
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
Page viii - a premium on the head of any Greek in the kingdom who could be shown to have lived to the age of fifty without ever
Page vii - Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp. With an Introduction
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.
Page 59 - whither he was going? to which he replied, that, he was going to
Page 69 - and surrounded by his warlike companions ; I saw him again for the last time bound to a stake in the court of the seraglio at