Adjective : ancient history. ,ancient rocks; ancient trees. ,an ancient folk tale. From Dictionary.com.
And it came to pass, when the men had heard her voice, that they called the ancients of the city. From Wordnik.com. [The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 18: Judith The Challoner Revision] Reference
Universe to the ancients was a living thing, 596-m. From Wordnik.com. [Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry] Reference
The ancients were the reason he was called the Dagger. From Wordnik.com. [Soarer's Choice]
Stargate and the name the ancients use to identify Earth?. From Wordnik.com. [Name Stargate | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles] Reference
Neither were the ancients, which is why they made up the concept. From Wordnik.com. [Latest Articles] Reference
The ancients were a filthy race, and they were great wine-bibbers. From Wordnik.com. [The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, June 1844 Volume 23, Number 6] Reference
The Satyrs of the ancients were the ministers and attendants of Bacchus. From Wordnik.com. [Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology For Classical Schools (2nd ed)] Reference
THE only method of advertising known to the ancients was the word of mouth. From Wordnik.com. [The Psychology of Advertising] Reference
What is interesting to us, then, about the ancients is their manner of seeing. From Wordnik.com. [VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol V No 3] Reference
The apotheoses of the ancients were the effect of flattery, ours are produced by a respect for virtue. From Wordnik.com. [A Philosophical Dictionary] Reference
Food is only one aspect of consumer style, and diet for the ancients was a way to tune in to the spiritual world. From Wordnik.com. [Experiencing the Next World Now] Reference
So that in architecture the ancients are our schoolmasters, whose genius we revere the more we are acquainted with their works. From Wordnik.com. [The Old Roman World, : the Grandeur and Failure of Its Civilization.] Reference
It is evident, however, from Pliny's description, that the "sapphirus" of the ancients was the lapis lazuli of the present day. From Wordnik.com. [Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life] Reference
But that which prin - cipally demands a variation in our buildings from those of the ancients is the difference of our climate. From Wordnik.com. [Thomas Jefferson and the National Capital: Containing Notes and Correspondence exchanged between Jefferson, Washington, L'Enfant, Ellicott, Hallett, Thornton, Latrobe, the Commissioners, and others] Reference
The population of this neighborhood changes inexorably, therefore, with the departure of the "ancients". From Wordnik.com. [French Word-A-Day:] Reference
What in the name of all the ancients is the Song of the River? ". From Wordnik.com. [The God of Love] Reference
"Another related fact is that the so-called ancients are not all dead. From Wordnik.com. [Alector's Choice]
The connection with Job 12: 12 is in reference to Bildad's appeal to the "ancients" (Job 8: 8). From Wordnik.com. [Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible] Reference
Shastylt and Asulet both noted that the ancients were the only force able to destroy pteridons. ". From Wordnik.com. [Soarer's Choice]
After the "ancients" had become superiors in the strict sense, the "younger men" were considered as subjects. From Wordnik.com. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability] Reference
The reference, too, to the Sanhedrin is doubtful; the term gerousia is used of the "ancients" in Lev., ix, 3, etc. From Wordnik.com. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent] Reference
Perhaps these 'ancients' are truly some alien entity sent to observe human lifeforms and learn from their actions. From Wordnik.com. [Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch] Reference
The Mägi Päiväine government is made up of a council of 'ancients' or elders who tend to the functions of government. From Wordnik.com. [Finland for Thought] Reference
The arts should not always be dished up together, — but we should imitate the moderation of the ancients which is truer to human nature. From Wordnik.com. [The Case Of Wagner, Nietzsche Contra Wagner, and Selected Aphorisms.] Reference
TIMELINE2400 B. C.Eclipses terrified the ancients. From Wordnik.com. [Mysteries Of The Sun] Reference
The ancients craved moments of disconnectedness, just as we do. From Wordnik.com. [Tom Morris: Interview With a Philosopher: Our Blackberries, I-Phones, Droids, and Souls.] Reference
So you're saying to us, how can we visualize the wisdom of the ancients?. From Wordnik.com. [Abdullah Ibrahim Stays Rooted to His Homeland] Reference
"What in the world do you suppose those ancients made such a terrible contrivance for?". From Wordnik.com. [Tom Swift in the City of Gold, or, Marvelous Adventures Underground] Reference
My notion is that the ancients could make the river flow here or not, just as they choose. From Wordnik.com. [Tom Swift in the City of Gold, or, Marvelous Adventures Underground] Reference
The Akurian River, voice of the ancients, flows like a silent dream in a dry and frozen land. From Wordnik.com. [Solitude] Reference
It was used lavishly, showing that to the ancients it was as common as iron or steel is to-day. From Wordnik.com. [Tom Swift in the City of Gold, or, Marvelous Adventures Underground] Reference
Zuckerberg has read the ancients, but itâs unclear how much heâs thought about techne. From Wordnik.com. [Alex Pasternack: How to Read Facebook] Reference
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