The birthplace of the forerunners of the modern social and civic spirit and the mother of the most genuine philhellenism, the. From Wordnik.com. [The New York Times Current History, A Monthly Magazine The European War, March 1915] Reference
The poet Byron was the apotheosis of philhellenism, journeying to Greece to join its fight for independence, and his disappointment in the real-live Greeks he met sounds like so many contemporary encounters of Westerners with the Third World. From Wordnik.com. [Help Is on the Way] Reference
The literary philhellenism of the present age, and especially its philologic tendency is fast hunting the classic spectres of the heroic times into primeval shade. From Wordnik.com. [Macaria; or, Altars of Sacrifice] Reference
Its adoption was a triumph of classical philhellenism over common sense, of Cavafy's 'serious and stately' image over reality; and as we have already noted, it has not ceased to be a divisive and stultifying force in the contemporary Greek state. From Wordnik.com. [American Chronicle] Reference
Euphrosunes, for government employ, and the memorial survives, attested by bishop and clergy, of a man with a daughter to marry, who being too poor to find a dowry 'had decided on reverting to your Excellency's well-known philhellenism, and with tears in his eyes besought that your. From Wordnik.com. [The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3) 1809-1859] Reference
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