Arthur Clennam would have been little disposed to linger in bed, though his bed had been in a more private situation, and less affected by the raking out of yesterday's fire, the kindling of to- day's under the collegiate boiler, the filling of that Spartan
vessel at the pump, the sweeping and sawdusting of the common room, and other such preparations.
There are, for example, the Spartans
and the Romans.
and Spaniards have been noted to be of small dispatch; Mi venga la muerte de Spagna; Let my death come from Spain; for then it will be sure to be long in coming.
They say, that during the reigns of their ancient kings they used to present foreigners with the freedom of their city, to prevent there being a want of men while they carried on long wars; it is also affirmed that the number of Spartans was formerly ten thousand; but be that as it will, an equality of property conduces much to increase the number of the people.
Nor was the public revenue well managed at Sparta, for the state was worth nothing while they were obliged to carry on the most extensive wars, and the subsidies were very badly raised; for as the Spartans possessed a large extent of country, they were not exact upon each other as to what they paid in.
Of course I liked Athens best, and yet there was something in the fine behavior of the Spartans
in battle, which won a heart formed for hero-worship.
and the Spartans
, when they praise a good man, say 'that he is a divine man.
What is the foundation of that interest all men feel in Greek history, letters, art, and poetry, in all its periods from the Heroic or Homeric age down to the domestic life of the Athenians and Spartans
, four or five centuries later?
In its annual results Spartan
said the volume of its Spartan
plate product increased although prices continued to fall in the year as the market remained "diffi-cult".
Played from an isometric perspective ala "League of Legends" and other strategy games, "Halo: Spartan
Assault" is built to take advantage of touch-enabled devices, featuring 25 missions set between the events of "Halo 3" and "Halo 4.
The fabulously beautiful Helen, over whom the Trojan War was fought, was the wife of the Spartan
But to answer your question, the Spartans
don't scare me.