Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece: Abridged, by the Addition of Several New Chapters and Numerous Useful Notes. Together with Questions for Examination at the End of Each Section. Illustrated with Thirty-two Engravings on Wood by Atherton

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Thomas, Cowperthwait & Company, 1843 - 372 pages

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Page 305 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
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Page 164 - Cicero had reason to observe, speaking of the battles in the harbour of Syracuse, that it was there the troops of Athens, as well as their galleys, were ruined and sunk ; and that, in this harbour, the power and glory of the Athenians were miserably shipwrecked. The Athenians, however, did not suffer themselves to be wholly dejected, but resumed courage.
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