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Example sentences from the Web for Plutarch
Plutarch recommended a general recipe of combining two to three parts water for one part wine.
There used to be great books on the sorts of lives that should be emulated, by people like Plutarch and Castiglione.
The passion of Alfieri for knowledge was begotten by the reading of "Plutarch's Lives."The Bobbin Boy|William M. Thayer
I see the works of Tacitus, Plutarch and Grotius, lying before him in the midst of the tools of his trade.The Social Contract & Discourses|Jean-Jacques Rousseau
This translation of Plutarch has come to be looked upon as probably one of the best translations ever made.The Century of Columbus|James J. Walsh
A rash rustic drew up musket and fired; the ball grazed Plutarch's right thumb, bringing blood.A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
I have kept the name Cyrnus, as it stands in the text of Plutarch, though it is probably, an error of the transcribers.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
British Dictionary definitions for Plutarch
Cultural definitions for Plutarch
An ancient Greek biographer noted for his ethical insights. He evaluated the character and conduct of many Greek and Roman rulers in his major work, popularly known as Plutarch's Lives.