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Philothea

A Grecian Romance

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Published: 1836
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,613 / 222 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 534
Added to site: 2008.08.23
mnybks.net#: 21848
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de of life; for, being a strict Pythagorean, he never partook of animal food. The last was the transparent medium of innocence, through which thoughts and affections continually showed their changing forms of life.

In answer to her eager questions, Philothea soon learned that her fears had prophesied aright concerning the decision of the court. PhilÊmon had been unsuccessful; but the buoyant energy of his character did not yield even to temporary despondency. He spoke of his enemies without bitterness, and of his own prospects with confidence and hope.

Philothea would have immediately gone to convey the tidings to her friend, had not PhilÊmon early taken his leave, and passed through the garden into the house of Phidias.

Paralus remained until a late hour, alternately talking with the venerable philosopher, and playing upon his flute, while Philothea sung the songs they had learned together.

In the course of conversation, Anaxagoras informed his child that Pericles part

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