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Among the ancients symbols were the original form of record, of communicating ideas, and of writing.

The ancients believed this industrious little creature possessed of almost human intelligence.

He could study the ancients with the young eyes of the Renaissance and read a Greek grammar like a book of love lyrics.

Varied TypesG. K. Chesterton

Tartarus was the region of punishment in the nether world of the ancients.

Rambles in RomeS. Russell Forbes

This was by the ancients reckoned among the most famous rivers in the world, and the boundary between Asia and Europe.

He was a champion of the moderns in the revived controversy of the ancients and moderns.

Oral speech, the highest form of the personal manifestation of mind, was also treated with great reverence by the ancients.

Pedagogics as a SystemKarl Rosenkranz

Ephorus likewise shows us the opinion of the ancients respecting Ethiopia, in his Treatise on Europe.

The ancients wore their diamonds uncut because they could not find a substance that would grind or cut them.

The work is founded upon the traditions and theogony of the ancients, which consisted of various detached fables.

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