Quotes of greek

  1. The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript. – Aleister Crowley
  2. I am not an Athenian or a Greek but a citizen of the world. – Diogenes
  3. When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary. – Olympia Dukakis
  4. My boyhood saw Greek islands floating over Harvard Square. – Horace Gregory
  5. A lot of names in America and Europe have their roots in Latin and Greek words. A lot of them go back to archetypes and their stories. – Maynard James Keenan
  6. I have friends who read my books in Greek – Brian Lumley
  7. And, of course, it must be asked: is it proper to transact with the Turks for the most reassured of Greek possessions when Greece is under Turkish invasion and subjugation? – Melina Mercouri
  8. Read Churchill, he tells you how crucial was the Greek role in your decisive desert victory over Rommel. – Melina Mercouri
  9. The fact is that much misunderstanding is often caused by our modern attempts to limit too strictly the meaning of a Greek word. – Gilbert Murray
  10. You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it. – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
  11. Harmony is an obscure and difficult musical science, but most difficult to those who are not acquainted with the Greek language; because it is necessary to use many Greek words to which there are none corresponding in Latin. – Marcus V. Pollio
  12. All that we call ideal in Greek or any other art, because to us it is false and visionary, was, to the makers of it, true and existent. – John Ruskin
  13. The British system had requirements, including Latin. I'm not positive you ever had to know Greek but there are certainly kinds of curricula where you had to know Greek too. I think in Britain there was the most mindless, repetitive sort of learning. – William Scott
  14. This was nostalgia in the literal Greek sense: the pain of not being able to return to one's home and family. – John Thorn

Usage examples for greek

  1. I was to follow the line of the Greek key for three and thirty turnings, when I should come upon a sign. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  2. His name was Carillo, and he was Greek a native of Constantinople, so he knew very well how to get there. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  3. He began Latin at the age of ten, and Greek at thirteen. – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  4. She has been brought up under a more than Greek fate. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. For us and our Greek has you and your. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  6. They are all, of course, Greek – The Ethnology of the British Islands by Robert Gordon Latham
  7. But we're not to act it in Greek surely! – The Princess of the School by Angela Brazil
  8. Not that they hadn't read the great poets, even in the original Greek Latin, and Italian. – The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] by Richard Le Gallienne
  9. Now try to discover how to cut this triangle into four pieces that will form a Greek cross. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  10. It is own cousin to the Greek dunamis and phusis. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. The Greek did not reply. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  12. " Yes, sir," Dave affirmed, to whom the statement was so much Greek – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  13. Mrs. March listened with her ears, but not with her eyes, and she answered: " See that handsome young Greek priest! – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  14. He's a Greek as well as this young gentleman's sister. – Callista by John Henry Cardinal Newman
  15. You can't learn Greek so you must teach Irish! – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  16. The Greek atmosphere is remarkably well preserved. – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. To go back to the Greek plays- they will end next week. – Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer by Jessie Graham Flower
  18. I will teach you Greek if you like, with pleasure! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  19. Froude was a good Greek scholar, and he had the true Oxford reverence for Butler. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  20. The temples are well worth seeing; they are Greek – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson

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