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" 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... "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Page 173
1854
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Ethical Consensus and the Truth of Laughter: The Structure of Moral ...

Hub Zwart - 1996 - 216 pages
...bringest certaine strange things to our eares: we would know therefore what these things meane. (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there,...in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.) Then Paul stood in the mids of Mars-hill, and said, Yee men of Athens, I perceive that...
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News and Society in the Greek Polis

Sian Lewis - 1996 - 206 pages
...jokes about other people's sex lives', was 'insignificant chatter'. News Independent of the Polis For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing. Acts 17.21 The introduction to Plato's Phaedo depicts Echekrates of Phlious, a philosopher...
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Europe: A History

Norman Davies - 1996 - 1365 pages
...brought him to Areopagus, saying May we know what this new doctrine ... is? ... For the Athenians . . . spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing. (Acts IT- 18-21 ) He sojourned twice in more congenial company at Corinth, where he probably...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...busybodies, speaking things which they ought not. BIBLE: NEW TESTAMENT, St. Paul, in i Timothy, 5:13. 2 The Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing. BIBLE: NEW TESTAMENT, Acts, 17:21. 3 Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering...
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Platonic Questions: Dialogues with the Silent Philosopher

Diskin Clay - 2010
...question asked by the Athenian. He addresses it to both his companions: "Was it a god, strangers, 7 'Tor all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear, some new thing" : Acts 1721 8. See II 7 ("Dramatis Personae"). 9 Lau's 7806D 10 Laies 6753A. or some mortal,...
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The Letters of Charlotte Brontë: 1848-1851

Charlotte Brontë - 1995 - 782 pages
...of life of the inhabitants of Mayfair, but I rather suspect them of resembling the old Athenians who spent their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing.8 Who invents the new things for their consumption? Who manufactures fictions to supply their...
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The Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - 2000 - 462 pages
...quotation from Acts 17 verse xxviii when the Apostle in Athens reminds the "Athenians and strangers" who "spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing" that humans are the offspring of God "as certain also of your own poets have said." In the...
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What Your Child Needs to Know When: According to the Bible/According to the ...

Robin Sampson - 2009 - 309 pages
...thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.) Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that...
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Exploring Acts: An Expository Commentary

John Phillips - 2001 - 528 pages
...their horror of the tomb a risen Man. (b) THE GREAT INTELLECTUAL PHILANDERING OF ATHENS (17:21) (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent...nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.) There were many in Athens who spent their leisure hours just hanging around hoping for...
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Curiosity: A Cultural History of Early Modern Inquiry

Barbara M. Benedict - 2001 - 321 pages
...measure nor no end."7 Also commonly cited was Acts 17:2 1 : "For all the Athenians and Strangers that were there spent their Time in Nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new Thing," which Dunton triumphantly cites as praise in The Athenian Mercury. These discussions condemn...
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