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  • He had, to aid him, further, the property of all the citizens whom he exiled on the ground of Laconism, and of this without scruple he in every case availed himself.

    Hellenica

  • "Elles ont tout vu," he adds simply, and one hopes his correspondent (I forgot whether it was one of the _Inconnues_ or Madame de Montijo) appreciated the Mount-Everest-like Laconism.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Partly romantic, partly humorous, in his Laconism, Plato is however quite serious in locating a certain spirit at Lacedaemon of which his own ideal Republic would have been the completer development; while the picture he draws of it presents many a detail taken straight from

    Plato and Platonism

  • Stimulated by his master's unconcealed Laconism, his approval of contemporary Lacedaemon, he is at the pains to journey thither, and make personal inspection of

    Plato and Platonism

  • The hand of Providence writes often by abbreviatures, hieroglyphicks or short characters, which, like the Laconism [71] on the wall, are not to be made out but by a hint or key from that Spirit which indited them.

    Christian Morals

  • [11] The reason why Europeans fail to explain their thoughts to Orientals generally is that they transfer the Laconism of Western to Eastern tongues.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • 11 The reason why Europeans fail to explain their thoughts to Orientals generally is that they transfer the Laconism of Western to Eastern tongues.

    First footsteps in East Africa

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