A Smaller History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest

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Harper & brothers, 1889 - Greece - 248 pages
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Page 159 - King Artaxerxes thinks it just that the cities in Asia and the islands of Clazomenae and Cyprus should belong to him. He also thinks it just to leave all the other Grecian cities, both small and great, independent, — except Lemnos, Imbros, and Scyros, which are to belong to Athens, as of old.
Page 140 - Pli&do of Plato. With a firm and cheerful countenance he drank the cup of hemlock amidst his sorrowing and weeping friends. His last words were addressed to Crito : — " Crito, we owe a cock to ^Esculapius ;* discharge the debt, and by no means omit it.
Page 34 - Solon was the only man, who, without fear or shrinking, deplored the folly of the times, and reproached the Athenians with their cowardice and treachery. You might, said he, with ease have crushed the tyrant in the bud; but nothing now remains but to pluck him up by the roots.

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