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Pindar


He reviewed writings from Pindar to Plato in an attempt to understand the early Olympic Games.
  Greek lyric poet remembered for his odes (518?-438? BC)
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  • He reviewed writings from Pindar to Plato in an attempt to understand the early Olympic Games.
  • Monte Cristo, thus attuned to the interview he proposed to hold with Morrel and his family, departed, murmuring as he went these lines of Pindar, "Youth is a flower of which love is the fruit; happy is he who, after having watched its silent growth, is permitted to gather and call it his own."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • …Lepanto, Tewkesbury, Brandywine, Hohenlinden, Salamis, and the Wilderness had been fought both by land and by sea; Hippias had been expelled from Athens by the Alcaemonidae and the Lacedaemonians; Simonides, Menander, Strabo, Moschus, and Pindar had closed their earthly accounts; the beatified Eusebius, Athanasius, and Chrysostom had gone to their celestial niches; Menkaura had built the Third Pyramid; Aspalta had led victorious armies; the remote Bermudas, Malta, and the Windward…
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • No, no, I’m not looking for any Pindar Hyperborean dwelling with the gods in ease a tearless life, never aging—"
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Pindar [9] , Aristophanes [6] , Sophocles [6] , Euripides [7] , Sappho [7] , Aeschylus [8] , Demosthenes [8] , Hesiod [9]
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