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  • She had set out for the north pole because Sammy was going there, and the longer she went "polin '" with him, the stronger became her curiosity to see the pole and to know what it looked like.

    The Great Stone of Sardis

  • An 'with that, never waitin' for me to decline, he makes a run for his boat an 'away he goes, polin' up river like mad.

    Too Much Gold

  • As in, you are polin folks on whether to include more 2D cakes...

    Sunday Sweets: Transformers

  • And, because all the churches had their presbyters ordained in the same manner, where the word is constitute, as ina katasteses kata polin presbuterous, "For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest constitute elders in every city," 325 we are to understand the same thing; namely, that he should call the faithful together, and ordain them presbyters by plurality of suffrages.

    Leviathan

  • Kuz, it be polin seezin nowe and I kan barly see az it iz, nevarmin kitiz tak ovar werld.

    we iz gonna take over the wurld! - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Among the most characteristic are the following: athuta pallakon spermata; amorphoi edrai; osa axiomata pros archontas; oi kata polin kairoi; muthos, used in several places of ‘the discourse about laws;’ and connected with this the frequent use of paramuthion and paramutheisthai in the general sense of ‘address,’

    Laws

  • Yet however many lines he may have spun, Aeschylus kept returning to one verse in particular: theoi polin soizousi Pallados theas.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • [Greek: andras men kteinoysi, polin de te pyr amathynei tekna de t 'alloi agoysi, bathyzônoys te gynaikas.]

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 328, February, 1843

  • Christianity, says Clement of Alexandria, (Strom, VI, xviii, 167), had spread kata ethnos kai komen kai polin pasan, i.e. whole houses and families have embraced the faith, which has found adherents in all classes of society.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy

  • * Ioudaioi kath 'hekastēn polin eisi pamplētheis Asias te kai Surias:

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

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