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  • Any thief knows to take gold or jewels, but none here recognizes the worth of selas amat.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • The two words selas (brightness) and phos (light) have much the same meaning?

    The CRATYLUS

  • Johnson satirized man's desire for wings in his “Disser - tation on the Art of Flying,” the sixth chapter of Ras - selas (1759).

    COSMIC VOYAGES

  • When they opened his brain, they found in it a gnat as big as a swallow and weighing two selas.

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • Aruba: "I myself was among the Roman magnates when an inquest was held upon the body of Titus, and on opening his brain they found therein a gnat as big as a swallow, weighing two selas."

    Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala

  • SOCRATES: The two words selas (brightness) and phos (light) have much the same meaning?

    Cratylus

  • Selene is an anticipation of Anaxagoras, being a contraction of selaenoneoaeia, the light (selas) which is ever old and new, and which, as Anaxagoras says, is borrowed from the sun; the name was harmonized into selanaia, a form which is still in use.

    Cratylus

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