Thesaurus / moderns


It suffices to show that it is not only to the moderns that we have to look for dainty verse that is conducive to a light heart.

The Treasury of Ancient EgyptArthur E. P. B. Weigall

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

For us moderns it is no longer a sacred malady, and it is one from which all of us wish to be delivered and cured.

Hence in some parts of literature the ancients excel; in others, the moderns, just as those accidental circumstances occurred.

In this art the moderns doubtless excel, especially in perspective and drawing, and light and shade.

In general, Dio is a more trustworthy authority than Herodian, and most moderns have therefore preferred his version of the story.

I am now convinced that the advantage, at least as to the weapons, is on the side of the moderns.

The ColumbiadJoel Barlow

One great distinction between even the characteristic faults of our elder poets and the false beauties of the moderns is this.

The World's Greatest Books, Vol IX.Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton

But travelling, either for business or pleasure, among the moderns, dates from the era of the Crusades.

Old Roads and New RoadsWilliam Bodham Donne

Every case among those we know I think we moderns must judge for ourselves.

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