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The Greeks have given to the world the science of history; the Israelites gave to the world historical religion. In contrast to al ...
I have looked warily at anthropologists ever since the day when I went to hear a great Greek scholar lecture on the Iliad, and lis ...
Dionysus, as we see him in art and poetry, is the projected expression of the ways and dreams of this primitive people, brooded ov ...
The myth of Demeter and Persephone, then, illustrates the power of the Greek religion as a religion of pure ideas--of conceptions, ...
The gothic is singular in this; one seems easily at home in the renaissance; one is not too strange in the Byzantine; as for the R ...
There was a young curate of Kew
Who kept a tom cat in a pew.
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The uppermost idea with Hellenism is to see things as they really are; the uppermost ideas with Hebraism is conduct and obedience. ...
Hebraism contains no eternal realm of essence, which Greek philosophy was to fabricate, through Plato, as affording the intellectu ...
Laughter on American television has taken the place of the chorus in Greek tragedy.... In other countries, the business of laughin ...
Union ... brothers ... Marx ... capital ... bread and butter ... love. It was all Greek to me.
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