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In a word, there is no more solid ground for treating Perses and his quarrel with Hesiod as fictitious than there would be for treating Cyrnus, the friend of Theognis, as mythical.
As to date, poems about a historical Beowulf, a follower of Hygelac, could not have existed before his lifetime in the sixth century, but there is no telling how far back the possibly mythical elements may go.
This mythical tale, of which the subject was a history of the wars of the Athenians against the Island of Atlantis, is supposed to be founded upon an unfinished poem of Solon, to which it would have stood in the same relation as the writings of the logographers to the poems of Homer.
Clipping and pruning and tacking the climbers on the porch, with my mouth full of nails, and Lloyd following me about and lending a hand now and again, we fell to discussing the mythical race of invisible people, that strange and vagrant people the traditions of which have come down to us.
There is no LOGICAL objection to this theory, but there is the objection, which we spoke of earlier, that the act seems mythical, and is not to be found by observation.
It appeared that the mythical lady, my sister, had just become engaged to Raffles, who seemed all anxiety to pin her down with gifts of price.
Truly, having by this time said everything she could say in maintenance of her wonderfully mythical position, and in admonition to Mr Meagles that he must not expect to bear his honours of alliance too cheaply, Mrs Gowan was disposed to forgo the rest.
Poulter's reminiscences of the Peninsular War were removed from all suspicion of being mythical.
KUWAIT, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti cultural heritage has its share, as in numerous other societies, of mythical folk tales with often frightening central characters that were resorted to in the past by parents to induce the children to comply with parental requests to do certain chores.
Mythical is a light fantasy story to read when you have a few hours of time and little to fill them with.
YOUNGSTERS across Teesside are being given a chance to win PS50 of craft materials in a mythical drawing competition.
THE mystical and mythical world of books is beckoning for youngsters at libraries across South Tyneside this summer.