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" The Athenians accordingly increased in power. And equality of rights shows, not in one instance only, but in every way, what an excellent thing it is. For the Athenians, when governed by tyrants, were superior in war to none of their neighbours ; but... "
The Histories of Herodotus - Page 301
by Herodotus - 1899 - 568 pages
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The History of Herodotus, Volume 2

Herodotus - 1824
...evident not from one instance only, but from every quarter, how excellent a thing equality of right is. For the Athenians, when governed by tyrants, were...superior in war to none of their neighbours ; but they had no sooner freed themselves from that servitude, than they became by far the first ; which...
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The History of Herodotus, literally tr. by a graduate of the ..., Volume 2

Herodotus - 1824
...instance only, but from every quarter, I how excellent a thing equality of right is. For the Athenians, ji when governed by tyrants, were superior in war to none of \ their neighbours ; but they had no sooner freed themselves from that servitude, than they became by far the first ; which...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 23

1852
...ascendancy for many ages of the great principles of European civilization.' Vol. i. pp. 56, 57. 1 ' Equality of rights shows, not in one instance only,...by tyrants, were superior in war to none of their neighbour! ; but when freed from tyrants became by far the first; this, then, shows that as long as...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...insolence in a dark iron dungeon : they have dedicated these mares, a tithe of the spoil, to Pallas." 78. The Athenians accordingly increased in power. And equality of rights shows, not in one * " Feeders of horses." instance only, but in every way, what an excellent thing it is. For the Athenians,...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1867
...democracy reigned in Athens. Now mark what was its effect. Herodotus, the Greek historian, tells us, ^"The Athenians accordingly increased in power; and...to none of their neighbours; but, when freed from tyranti, became by far the first." How did aristocracy, which comprised the moneyed class of Athens,...
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Democracy, a debate between prof. Blackie and Ernest Jones

John Stuart Blackie - 1885
...democracy reigned in Athens. Now, mark what was its effect. Herodotus, the Greek historian, tells us : " The Athenians accordingly increased in power; and...when freed from tyrants, became by far the first."* " Stronger expressions cannot be found to depict the rapid improvement wrought in the Athenian people...
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History of Greece, and of the Greek People, from the ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Victor Duruy - 1892
...saw them " hanging on a wall that had been much scorched by fire by the Mede," adds the following : " The Athenians accordingly increased in power. And...governed by tyrants were superior in war to none of their neighbors ; but when freed from tyranny, became by far the first: this then shows that as long as they...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...insolence in a dark iron dungeon : they have dedicated these mares, a tithe of the spoil, to Pallas." 78. The Athenians accordingly increased in power. And equality of rights shows, not in one ' " Feeders of horses." instance only, but in every way, what an excellent thing it is. For the Athenians,...
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The Father of History: An Account of Herodotus

Denton Jaques Snider - 1907 - 451 pages
...comment of the historian: "The Athenians, accordingly, increased in power, and freedom shows, riot in one instance only but in every way, what an excellent...by tyrants, were superior in war to none of their neighbors, but when freed of the tyrant became by far the first * * * since each man was eager to labor...
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China Revolutionized

John Stuart Thomson - 1913 - 590 pages
...republicanism : "The Athenians, when governed by tyrants, were superior in war to none of their neighbors, but when freed from tyrants, became by far the first....were oppressed they purposely acted as cowards, as laboring for a master, but when they were free every man was zealous to labor for the State." There...
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