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Zeno

[zee-noh] /ˈzi noʊ/
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  • When Zeno was told that one of his enemies was no more he was observed to be deeply moved.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • Zeno taught for about thirty years; then, on the approach of age, he died by his own hand.

  • The deposed Nepos also sent a petition to Zeno to restore him.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI

    Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • Let us now pass to the ecclesiastical policy of Zeno's reign.

    The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI

    Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • The effect of the paradoxes of Zeno extended far beyond the Eleatic circle.

    Sophist Plato
  • He perfectly understands their drift, and Zeno himself is supposed to admit this.

    Parmenides Plato
  • A hint has been already given that the paradoxes of Zeno admitted of a higher application.

    Parmenides Plato
  • No, said Zeno; you have correctly understood my general purpose.

    Parmenides Plato
  • But I must indulge you, as Zeno says that I ought, and we are alone.

    Parmenides Plato
  • At any rate, the influence of Zeno on the dialectic of Socrates is unmistakable.

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