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  • Aristides being the friend and supporter of that Clisthenes, who settled the government after the expulsion of the tyrants, and emulating and admiring Lycurgus the Lacedaemonian above all politicians, adhered to the aristocratical principles of government; and had Themistocles, son to Neocles, his adversary on the side of the populace.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Cimon, when he returned, seeing the authority of this great council so upset, was exceedingly troubled, and endeavored to remedy these disorders by bringing the courts of law to their former state, and restoring the old aristocracy of the time of Clisthenes.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Agariste, the grandchild of Clisthenes, who drove out the sons of

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • Clisthenes [looking Mnesilochus square in the eye]

    The Thesmophoriazusae

  • But move away, Clisthenes, for no man may hear what is going to be said.

    The Thesmophoriazusae

  • I am sore afraid the Laconians assembled here with Clisthenes have, by a stratagem of war, stirred up these women, enemies of the gods, to seize upon our treasury and the funds whereby I lived.

    Lysistrata

  • Unless peace is made very soon, we shall find no recourse but to make love to Clisthenes.

    Lysistrata

  • Help us to look, Clisthenes; we shall thus owe you double thanks, dear friend.

    The Thesmophoriazusae

  • And to-day they have seen Clisthenes; you see .... they are women

    The Clouds

  • But as you are here, watch him well, while I go with Clisthenes to the Magistrates and denounce him for his crimes.

    The Thesmophoriazusae

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