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  • Canon Bright (On the Canons, etc., p. 56) remarks: "It must be remembered that interest, called tokos and fenus, as the product of the principal, was associated in the early stages of society, -- in Greece and Rome as well as in Palestine, -- with the notion of undue profit extorted by a rich lender from the needy borrower (see

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • In my area there is a wonderful Turkish supermarket as well as several “tokos” Asian supermarkets.

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  • We achieve this, in a famous phrase, by “giving birth in beauty (tokos en kalô)” (206b7-8, e5).

    Plato on Friendship and Eros

  • A wooden bridge crosses the river at the narrow end of the funnel-shaped harbour, connecting it with the town in the steaming valley, the usual medley of open _tokos_ and _atap_ huts, supplemented by two dubious hotels, a green _aloon-aloon_, and a few stone houses denoting the presence of the European element.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • The streets of Djokjacarta, and the surrounding roads, consist of shady avenues, where open _tokos_ (the native shops) vary the monotony of Dutch villas, their white colonnades and porticos gleaming against the background of stately trees, and rising from a mass of tropical vegetation.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • In the umber shadows of dusky _tokos_, gold-beaters fashion those red-gold ornaments rich in barbaric beauty, for which

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • The dragon-carved eaves of the Chinese quarter, the open _tokos_ beneath waringen boughs, the shadowy _passer_ brightened by mounds of richly-coloured fruits, and the stuccoed palaces of Court dignitaries, framed in dark foliage, give character and interest to the city, where the life of the past lingers in a series of street pictures remaining from bygone days of pomp and show.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Towards noon a breeze springs up, and exploration of the long line of _tokos_ beyond the wharves is simplified by the spreading eaves of palm-leaf thatch.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Taiping is in an early stage of progress, and the open _tokos_ in waringen-shaded streets, show nothing but the necessaries of life, with terrible mementos of Birmingham in petroleum lamps, hideous oleographs, and machine-made household goods.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Basil evidently has no more idea that the heos hou of Matt.i. 25, implies anything as to events subsequent to the tokos than the author of 2 Sam. had when he said that Michal had no child till (LXX. heos) the day of her death, or St. Paul had that

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

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