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Example sentences from the Web for Tyrtaeus
A little later Tyrtaeus was composing his famous elegies in Sparta.
It was a little lame schoolmaster, Tyrtaeus, who aroused the Spartans by his poetry and led them to victory against the foe.Sinking of the Titanic|Various
The martial poet Tyrtaeus, and the oligarch Theognis, furnish him with happy illustrations of the two sorts of courage.Laws|Plato
After these, excellent Homer and Tyrtaeus animated the manly mind to martial achievements with their verses.The Works of Horace|Horace
But he was yet something more: he could, if he pleased, be a Tyrtaeus; he was no fighter—where was there ever a poet that was?Wild Wales|George Borrow