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By degrees it became a Greek city, the rulers became Greek, and Greek was the language spoken.
The Greek word "apeiros" means "inexperienced," "ignorant." Is it possible that Eurymedusa was notoriously incompetent?
"Yes," said Philip, smiling; "I've been taught Latin and Greek and mathematics, and writing and such things."
It is one of the most marked characteristics of Greek political theory that Plato and Aristotle think of the statesman as one who has knowledge of what ought to be done, and can help those who call him in to prescribe for them, rather than one who has power to control the forces of society.
There is one paper published here in the English language--The Levant Herald--and there are generally a number of Greek and a few French papers rising and falling, struggling up and falling again.
The King of the Greeks made his boast that no fish patrol had ever taken him or ever could take him, and the fishermen cheered him and said it was true.
While Greek was speaking so powerfully to the cultivated class, other forces were contributing to revolutionize life as a whole and all men's outlook upon it.
"Do you remember your father, Haidee?" The young Greek smiled.
"'Only to ask a few questions of a Greek gentleman who is visiting us, and to let us have the answers.
"My brother is mad," said Jehan to himself; "it would have been far more simple to write Fatum , every one is not obliged to know Greek."
We oyster pirates were all visited by the searching Italian, and we were convinced, from what we knew of their movements, that Whisky Bob and Nicky the Greek were the guilty parties.
What the Greek king said excited the vizir's curiousity, and he said to him, "Sire, I beg your majesty to have the condescension to tell me what the vizir said to King Sindbad."