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  • "Pisander," remarked Agias; and he stayed in that evening to meet the philosopher, although he had arranged to share a dinner with one or two other freedmen, who were his friends.

    A Friend of Caesar A Tale of the Fall of the Roman Republic. Time, 50-47 B.C.

  • Scleroveus: and you of course recall Pisander's masterly summing-up of the probabilities, in his _Heraclea_. "

    Jurgen A Comedy of Justice

  • "Pisander," said Valeria, sharply, noting Pratinas's disquietude, "go out of the room.

    A Friend of Caesar A Tale of the Fall of the Roman Republic. Time, 50-47 B.C.

  • Athenian envoys who had been dispatched from Samos with Pisander arrived at Athens, and made a speech before the people, giving a brief summary of their views, and particularly insisting that, if

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Pisander and the envoys returned from Tissaphernes to Samos they at once strengthened still further their interest in the army itself, and instigated the upper class in Samos to join them in establishing an oligarchy, the very form of government which a party of them had lately risen to avoid.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Pisander also went the round of all the clubs already existing in the city for help in lawsuits and elections, and urged them to draw together and to unite their efforts for the overthrow of the democracy; and after taking all other measures required by the circumstances, so that no time might be lost, set off with his ten companions on his voyage to

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Meanwhile the Athenian envoys with Pisander arrived at the court of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The man who moved this resolution was Pisander, who was throughout the chief ostensible agent in putting down the democracy.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • After encouraging each other in these resolutions, they now at once sent off half the envoys and Pisander to do what was necessary at Athens (with instructions to establish oligarchies on their way in all the subject cities which they might touch at), and dispatched the other half in different directions to the other dependencies.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The accusation was that Phrynichus had betrayed Iasus and Amorges; and Pisander brought it because he thought him a man unfit for the business now in hand with Alcibiades.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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