Suddenly Solon stopped, pricked up his ears, and looked intently back towards the point whence we had come.
Will you then deny that Solon was a serious man and a philosopher?
Thus Solon gained due praise, that of two kings his advice saved one and instructed the other.
Solon said that "He that will sell his good name will sell the State."
Why should she be forbidden to exhibit any other essences than those authorized by this metaphysical Solon?
Solon stood surveying the pile, with a look partly of anger, partly of sorrow.
The government of the aristocracy came to an end under Solon's laws.
Handkerchiefs for the schoolmaster, stockings and gloves for Solon!
Solon consigned his wisdom to its couplets, and used it as a trumpet for awakening the zeal of Athens against her tyrants.
I guess I was mistaken, or 'twas just one of Solon Taylor's young ones.
"legislator," 1620s, from Greek Solon, name of early lawgiver of Athens, one of the seven sages. Often, especially in U.S., applied (with perhaps a whiff of sarcasm) by journalists to Congressmen, township supervisors, etc. It also is a useful short headline word.