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seize or take control without authority
  • The Parthenon has usurped the recognition which—and isn't that usually the case? the bigger and stronger appropriating all the glory, while the beauty of the unprepossessing goes unsung—which should have been awarded to that magnificent little creation of the great free spirit of Greece.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (56% in)

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