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  • noun Plural form of plethron.

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  • By this time would a quick walker have made the turn in a course of six plethra and reached the goal, when she with one awful shriek awoke, poor sufferer, from her speechless trance and oped her closed eyes, for against her a twofold anguish was warring.

    Medea

  • I have a plethra of squash in my garden so I was searching the web for recipes that included squash…which was how I found your blog.

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  • By this time would a quick walker have made the turn in a course of six plethra and reached the goal, when she with one awful shriek awoke, poor sufferer, from her speechless trance and oped her closed eyes, for against her a twofold anguish was warring.

    Medea

  • The fact is, due to a plethra of reasons, we expect the southern hemisphere to lag behind the northern hemisphere.

    Does Hansen's Error "Matter"? « Climate Audit

  • BUT then again to Blame Clinton and not the whole plethra of far more serious sex issues with Newt and Barr and other Youthful GOP Sex Evangelicals.

    Think Progress » Hume Compares Mark Foley To President Clinton

  • Melas the city of Trachis is distant five furlongs; and here, in the parts where Trachis is situated, is even the widest portion of all this district, as regards the space from the mountains to the sea; for the plain has an extent of twenty-two thousand plethra. 1196 In the mountain-range which encloses the land of Trachis there is a cleft to the South of Trachis itself; and through this cleft the river

    The History of Herodotus

  • So in four or five years, as at first he had no property, it was no easy matter for him to supply the chorus twice for tragedies, for himself and his father, serve as Trierarch three consecutive years, make large contributions, build a house for five minae, and get more than three hundred plethra of land; and yet, besides all this, do you think he necessarily left many household effects?

    The Orations of Lysias

  • And by this time a swift runner, exerting his limbs, might have reached [38] the goal of the course of six plethra; [39] but she, wretched woman, from being speechless, and from a closed eye having groaned deeply writhed in agony; for a double pest was warring against her.

    The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I.

  • So many plethra each ἔχειν πατρουέαν τὸμ πάντα χρόνον.

    On The Structure of Greek Tribal Society: An Essay

  • In the fourth century B.C. a similar grant takes the form of so many plethra as a patrimony or ever.

    On The Structure of Greek Tribal Society: An Essay

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