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" Nor was this the only form of lawless extravagance which owed its origin to the plague. Men now coolly ventured on what they had formerly done in a corner, and not just as they pleased, seeing the rapid transitions produced by persons in prosperity suddenly... "
Epidemics and Pandemics: Their Impacts on Human History - Page 6
by J. N. Hays - 2005 - 513 pages
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The History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides - Greece - 1874 - 630 pages
...Men now coolly ventured caused by on what they had formerly done in a corner, and not just ep aeu°' as they pleased, seeing the rapid transitions produced...succeeding to their property. So they resolved to gpend quickly and enjoy themselves, regarding their lives and riches as alike things of a day. Perseverance...
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ANCIENT LITERATURE

JOHN D. QUACKENBOS, A.M., M.D. - 1878
...only form of lawless extravagance which owed its origin to the plague. Men now coolly ventured on what they had formerly done in a corner, and not just as...as alike things of a day. Perseverance in what men called honor was popular with none, it was so uncertain whether they would be spared to attain the...
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Illustrated History of Ancient Literature: Oriental and Classical

John Duncan Quackenbos - Classical literature - 1879 - 432 pages
...only form of lawless extravagance which owed its origin to the plague. Men now coolly ventured on what they had formerly done in a corner, and not just as...transitions produced by persons in prosperity suddenly dyiug and those who before had nothing succeeding to their property. So they resolved to spend quickly...
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Illustrated History of Ancient Literature: Oriental and Classical

John Duncan Quackenbos - Classical literature - 1888 - 432 pages
...only form of lawless extravagance which owed its origin to the plague. Men now coolly ventured on what they had formerly done in a corner, and not just as...and riches as alike things of a day. Perseverance in hat men called honor was popular with none, it was so uncertain whether they would be spared to attain...
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History of the Peloponnesian War Done Into English by Richard Crawley

Thucydides - Greece - 1914 - 614 pages
...formerly done in a corner, ""tljjf and not just as they pleased, seeing the rapid transitions plague. produced by persons in prosperity suddenly dying and...spend quickly and enjoy themselves, regarding their Uvea and riches as alike things of a day. Perseverance in what men called honour was popular with none,...
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De Recta in Deum Fide

Robert Arthur Pretty - Religion - 1997 - 204 pages
...of the desperate Athenians during the plague at Athens as recounted by Thucydides (Hist., 2, 7, 53): "So they resolved to spend quickly and enjoy themselves,...their lives and riches as alike things of a day." ° The quotation is from the poet Menander ca. 230 BCE (in iambic trimeter from the Thais) that probably...
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History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides, Richard Crawley - History - 1910 - 418 pages
...which owed its origin to the plague. Men now coolly ventured on what they had formerly done in a comer, and not just as they pleased, seeing the rapid transitions...as alike things of a day. Perseverance in what men called honour was popular with none, it was so uncertain whether they would be spared to attain the...
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Three Traditions of Greek Political Thought: Plato in Dialogue

George T. Menake - Philosophy - 2004 - 435 pages
...owed its origin to the plague. Men now coolly ventured on what they had formerly done in a corner. ... So they resolved to spend quickly and enjoy themselves,...as alike things of a day. Perseverance in what men called honour was popular with none, it was so uncertain whether they would be spared to attain the...
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