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The fact that he had been neutral in the death-struggle of Athens was not likely to conciliate popular good-will.
Draco appears to have been intrusted by the people of Athens with indefinite powers to reform its government and laws.
Well, but, dear mother," asked the boy, "why cannot I go to this famous city of Athens, and tell King Aegeus that I am his son?
WREATHED in myrtle, my sword I'll conceal Like those champions devoted and brave, When they plunged in the tyrant their steel, And to Athens deliverance gave.
But this holds not always: for Augustus Caesar, Titus Vespasianus, Philip le Belle of France, Edward the Fourth of England, Alcibiades of Athens, Ismael the Sophy of Persia, were all high and great spirits; and yet the most beautiful men of their times.
Anybody supplying any information to the whereabouts of a Greek gentleman named Paul Kratides, from Athens, who is unable to speak English, will be rewarded.
Since Florence did my poor sister so much good," wrote Miss Catharine, "we do not see why we should not try Athens this winter.
As, for instance, at Athens, after the expulsion of the tyrants, when Clisthenes enrolled many foreigners and city-slaves amongst the tribes; and the doubt with respect to them was, not whether they were citizens or no, but whether they were legally so or not.
A day will be spent here, and leaving in the evening, the course will be taken towards Athens.
When the Dolphin arrived with his burden in sight of land not far from Athens, he asked the Monkey if he were an Athenian.
Fragment #75 -- Hesychius (49): The athletic contest in memory of Eurygyes Melesagorus says that Androgeos the son of Minos was called Eurygyes, and that a contest in his honour is held near his tomb at Athens in the Ceramicus.
or, more probably, attributing the victory to the ancient good order of Athens and to the favor of Apollo and Athene.