It was the secret wish of Adams, from the moment of discovering the cleverness of Timon, that this very thing should be done.
Shakespeare wrought the figure of Timon with as grave justice as he wrought Alcibiades.
About this time (in 1825), Mr. Timon was promoted to the priesthood and appointed a professor at the seminary.
Timon of Athens said, "No usurer, but has a fool for a slave."
The reference is to Timon of Athens, a real person, who is the subject of one of Shakespeare's plays.
All these characteristics are lacking in the works after "Timon."
They removed a fever from one Timon by laying their hands upon him.
Timon was in their company and would not have strayed far, so that he had betrayed them.
He taught, as it appears, somewhat obscurely at Athens, and for successor had Timon.
But his intention of shooting Timon was frustrated, 303 for the brute was nowhere in sight.
"misanthrope," from Timon, name of a misanthrope who lived in Athens during the Peloponnesian War (431-404 B.C.E.), hero of Shakespeare's "Timon of Athens."