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And now we come to the point where the taking of Constantinople and the fall of the Greek Empire touches our literature.
But the touchstone of the New Learning was the knowledge of Greek, which had been to the greater part of Europe a lost tongue.
{48} I give the usual translation, but I do not believe the Greek will warrant it.
The Greek word "apeiros" means "inexperienced," "ignorant." Is it possible that Eurymedusa was notoriously incompetent?
"Oh yes," said Philip; "lots of them, besides the Greek stories.
"Why, were the Greeks great fighters?" said Tom, who saw a vista in this direction.
The Greek doctrine that the essence of the state consists in community of purpose is the counterpart of the notion often held in modern times that the essence of the state is force.
His definition of citizen includes only a small part of the population of any Greek city.
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.
The Latin tongue is hardly understood, Syriac is unknown, Greek so odious that 'tis accounted no ignorance in the most learned to skip a Greek word without reading it, and to say, ' Groecum est non legitur .'"
Even foreigners soon have to come down to the custom of the country, and they do not buy and sell long in Constantinople till they lie and cheat like a Greek. I say like a Greek, because the Greeks are called the worst transgressors in this line.
There were two men in it, and though it was a good mile away, I made out one of them to be Big Alec; and ere the skiff returned to shore I made out enough more to know that the Greek had set his line.
The Greeks then sailed in from Tenedos, and those in the wooden horse came our and fell upon their enemies, killing many and storming the city.