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a legislator Athenian lawgiver and poet. His reforms preserved a class system based on wealth but ended privilege by birth.
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A celebrated Athenian lawmaker, born about 638 b. c.; hence, a legislator; a publicist; -- often used ironically.
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By Sir Augustus Henry
The Athenian legislator; lived about 638-559 B: C. The constitution which he gave to Athens is very clearly explained in Grote's "History of Greece". Solon himself defined its character and aims in six hexameters which have come down to our time.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).