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Menander

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Menander comic dramatist of ancient Greece (342-292 BC)
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Usage

In literature:

The original was probably Menander's +Dis exapaton+.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
Compared with this, how different was MENANDER'S case!
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Jonson, however, was not poetical on that score; though his bust is said to resemble Menander's.
"Calamities and Quarrels of Authors" by Isaac Disraeli
Terentius I could not have told from Menander.
"Devil Stories" by Various
BY MILES MENANDER DAWSON.
"The Arena" by Various
Menander, the celebrated orator, was born at Malta.
"The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
It may be found again in the writings of the poet Menander.
"Proverb Lore" by F. Edward Hulme
It was affirmed by Menander that those the gods love die young.
"The Bridling of Pegasus" by Alfred Austin
There arose in the fourth century, B.C., a kind of play that we could understand at once, the so-called New Comedy of Menander and Philemon.
"Euripedes and His Age" by Gilbert Murray
Menander, like Simon, said he was sent by God to be the savior of men.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The Simons, Menanders, and Cerinthuses, taught precisely the doctrines of Hermes.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Theudas and Judas were called Messiahs, before Jesus: Dositheus, Simon, Menander, called themselves Messiahs, after Jesus.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
If he has borrowed from Plautus and Terence, they borrowed from Menander.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
Menander justifies the gods for tormenting Prometheus, though his crime was only stealing a spark of fire.
"Caricature and Other Comic Art" by James Parton
Menander in the middle of the 2nd century B.C.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2" by Various
MENANDER, Acts II., 11.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
Menander's name rises out of the obscure in B.C.
"India Through the Ages" by Flora Annie Steel
Menander, a Samaritan, iii.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
Menander, proverb from, quoted by St. Paul, 160.
"Library Notes" by A. P. Russell
In these he quotes now and then words of the ancient poets, Menander, Aratus, Epimenides.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
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In poetry:

Yet the master proudly shows
To foreign strangers factory scenes:
"These are men—and engines those—"
"I see nothing but—machines!"
"The Factory Town" by Ernest Jones

In news:

Essays Against the American Grain by Dwight Macdonald, edited by John Summers, with an introduction by Louis Menand New York Review Books, 291 pp.
Officials from the villages of Colonie and Menands and the Town of Colonie have begun a series of meetings, the first two of which were unannounced, to discuss services for which the villages say they are being overcharged.
Sunrise with Pietà and Monuments, Menands, N.Y.
Menands Elementary School Kids Don't Like Bullying.
The kids from Menands Elementary School wanted to write a song about how bad it is to be a bully.
In 2008, the critic Louis Menand wrote "Regrets Only," an extended essay on Lionel Trilling, the pre-­eminent literary intellectual of the 1950s.
I have a couple of questions, and they're both related to the intersection where State Route 378, Morrison Avenue and Stow Avenue all meet in Troy, just past the Menands Bridge.
Adventure in Food in Menands has jamon Serrano but not Iberico.
The FBI and Attorney General's investigators raided Altamont Program offices in Schenectady, Menands, and Albany on Wednesday.
After receiving his new prosthetic paw to Hudson stretches his legs at the Hudson Mohawk River Humane Society headquarters in Menands, N.Y.
He was 69 and lived in suburban Menands.
A three-week-old pit bull puppy with its left rear paw cut off, one of three puppies all mutilated in the same area rescued in Albany and now at the Mohawk Hudson Animal Shelter in Menands Tuesday Sept 11, 2012.
We're celebrating the season by showcasing the hottest celebrity men…and their pecs, abs, V-lines…you get the point.
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