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More immediately, I'm currently working on another Dracula in which there will be connections with ancient Egypt. That's about as far as I want to go in commenting on current work.


Fred Saberhagen


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I can still memory - taste the fresh buttermilk pancakes and hot buttermilk biscuits - both made with lard! - that were cooked on the top, or in the oven, of that ancient iron stove.


Vernon L. Smith


#biscuits #both #cooked #fresh #hot

But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.


William Robertson Smith


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This being so, it follows that mythology ought not to take the prominent place that is too often assigned to it in the scientific study of ancient faiths.


William Robertson Smith


#assigned #being #faiths #follows #mythology

There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died, then only can you call it good or bad.


Sophocles


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The idea of copyright did not exist in ancient times, when authors frequently copied other authors at length in works of non-fiction. This practice was useful, and is the only way many authors' works have survived even in part.


Richard Stallman


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The question of the composition of perceptible objects is one which already occupied the mind of the ancient Greeks.


Johannes Stark


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He has not yet become an elder statesman, though his foreign policy credentials are considerable, but he is certainly our ancient mariner, forever tugging at our sleeve to let him tell his tale of what really happened.


Ronald Steel


#become #certainly #considerable #credentials #elder

The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken ancient country churches as their models and have failed to discover that between them and churches in towns there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference.


George Edmund Street


#been #between #churches #country #difference

My mother's father taught English literature. When I was about ten or eleven, I could recite Macaulay's 'Lays of Ancient Rome.' While other kids were playing pedestrian war games, I'd be Horatius keeping the bridge.


Bernie Taupin


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