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. Men of old Greece, by Jennie Hall. orning, when the summer hadcome, the soldiers saw him standing in frontof the cam]). He was staring at the groundin deep thought. What do you suppose he is thinking 246 Men of Old Greece about? asked the soldiers among them-selves. After an hour or two they looked again.He was still standing in the same position.They laughed and said,Let us watch him. He did not move all day. At suppersome of the soldiers said, Why not take our blankets out thereand see whether he stays all night ? So they did. They laughed and jokedabout him until nearly midnight. Theythen

. Men of old Greece, by Jennie Hall. orning, when the summer hadcome, the soldiers saw him standing in frontof the cam]). He was staring at the groundin deep thought. What do you suppose he is thinking 246 Men of Old Greece about? asked the soldiers among them-selves. After an hour or two they looked again.He was still standing in the same position.They laughed and said,Let us watch him. He did not move all day. At suppersome of the soldiers said, Why not take our blankets out thereand see whether he stays all night ? So they did. They laughed and jokedabout him until nearly midnight. Theythen Stock Photo
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. Men of old Greece, by Jennie Hall. orning, when the summer hadcome, the soldiers saw him standing in frontof the cam]). He was staring at the groundin deep thought. What do you suppose he is thinking 246 Men of Old Greece about? asked the soldiers among them-selves. After an hour or two they looked again.He was still standing in the same position.They laughed and said,Let us watch him. He did not move all day. At suppersome of the soldiers said, Why not take our blankets out thereand see whether he stays all night ? So they did. They laughed and jokedabout him until nearly midnight. Theythen fell asleep. When they awoke in themorning, there he was still, thinking asdeeply as ever. An hour or so after the sunrose he raised his head, clapped his hands,and said, Oh! now I see. Then he prayed to Apollo and walkedaway. Did you ever think as hard as that?asked one soldier of another. Socrates 217 No, indeed/ What do you suppose he was thinkingabout? Oh, I dont know. Some hard tiling.In one battle Alcibiades and Socrates were. YOUNG ATI! i:IAN SOLDIKRS in the same rank. Aleibiades was fightingfiercely with one of the enemy. Finally theman turned and ran back into his own lines.Alcibiades ground his teeth and shouted, 248 Men of Old Greece Til have you yet. He did not think of the danger, but ranafter him. In a minute he was surroundedby the enemy. A rough soldier raised hisspear and said, Now, young dandy, say good-by to thesun! and he threw his spear. It pierced Alcibiades leg. As he fell,he cried, Help! Socrates! Socrates heard and ran to the place.Another soldier had his sword raised, readyto kill Alcibiades. Ho there, you villain! cried Socrates,and threw his spear. Down fell the soldier. Socrates jumpedand stood over Alcibiades. He held hisshield low and caught a blow that was meantfor Alcibiades. He answered with a sword-thrust. So he fought until the rest of thearmy came and saved them. Some wicked men once made themselves Socrates 24!) officers of Athens. They k

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