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OTHER WORDS FROM PlinyPlin·i·an, adjective
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The historian Pliny the Elder describes owning agate cups as a sign of wealth and luxury.Spain’s New ‘Holy Grail’: Jesus Couldn’t Afford That Kind of Bling|Candida Moss|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pliny the Elder considered their plumbing to be the greatest accomplishment of the Roman Empire.The Scariest Thing About Sandy: Guarding the Water Supply|Kent Sepkowitz|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Pliny writes his famous letter to the Roman Emperor in regard to the Christians.
Aunt calls me Pliny—she says I write so much that she is sure I indite my letters from the bath.Polly the Pagan|Isabel Anderson
It is he whom Pliny calls Mesphres, and of whom he says that he erected a pair of obelisks, commemorating his valiant deeds.The New York Obelisk|Charles E. Moldenke
For Pliny calls the earth "a kind, gentle and indulgent mother and also a perpetual handmaid of service to mankind."Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther
The real authority is Pliny, and Pliny settles the question completely.A Year in a Lancashire Garden|Henry Arthur Bright