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ancient wisdom

pre-Christian knowledge, philosophy, and beliefs
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  • And that look he most disliked, that look of ancient wisdom, disillusioned and contemptuous, came into her eyes.

    Black Oxen Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • Therefore the ancient wisdom says, "With all thy getting, get understanding."

    The Hidden Power Thomas Troward
  • A few years ago I had a strange period of deep-delving into ancient wisdom.

    She Buildeth Her House Will Comfort
  • She turned her eyes on him with what he had once called her look of ancient wisdom.

    Black Oxen Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • Moral philosophy is discarded, and the maxims of ancient wisdom are unworthy of their notice.

  • Then Jerome, following the ancient wisdom, took Clement and tried him.

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