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  • Western leaders would do well to recall that the very first word in the very first work of Western literature, Homer's Iliad, is menis.

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  • And now, in what must surely be one of the greatest ironies in all of human history, we are the ones who may soon feel the menis of our own invention.

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  • It wuld nawt hab bin pawsbl, ovverwyz, 2 suffishuntlee imphasyz teh frytful toll ov teh noo drug menis wich b dstroyeeng teh kitteh of Americat n alarmeenglee increesin nombrs.

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  • An Hellenic trait; madness of battle-rage, {menis}.

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  • Inglische menis being thair, and deliverit the samyn to Sir David

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  • It came at last to my Lord him self, who macking it veray nyce for a lytill space, gave in the end ane plain confessioun, and said, 'I am the yongest man, and yitt have I haid the round desone; and sevin of thame ar menis wyffis.'

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  • And schaw unto thame, that my doctrine was no wyffes fables, after the constitutions maid by men; and yf I had taught menis doctrin, I had gottin grettar thankis by men.

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  • About ten houris, when fyris war kendilled and almost slokned [216] on every syd, thought Olyver tyme to schaw his glorie; and so incontinent was displayed the Kingis baner; Oliver upoun spearis lyft up upoun menis schoulderis, and thair with sound of trompett was he proclamed generall lievtenneant, and all man commanded to obey him, as the Kingis awin persone under all hieast panes.

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  • These war my sayinges: The moving of the body outward, without the inward moving of the harte, is nocht ellis bott the playing of ane ape, and nott the trew serving of God; for God is a secreit searchare of menis hartes: Tharefoir, who will trewlye adorne and honour God, he must in spreit and veritie honour him.

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  • Thow Heretike sayest, That it is vane to buyld to the honour of God costlie Churches, seing that God remaneth not in Churches made by menis handis, nor yit can God be in so litill space, as betuix the Preastis handis.

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