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Cle·on

 (klē′ŏn) Died 422 bc.
Athenian political and military leader who led the democratic faction after the death of Pericles (429 bc).
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Cleon

(ˈkliːɒn)
n
(Biography) died 422 bc, Athenian demagogue and military leader
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Still it will always have some significant part, as 'in walking,' or 'Cleon son of Cleon.' A sentence or phrase may form a unity in two ways,--either as signifying one thing, or as consisting of several parts linked together.
Andrea del Sarto, Fra Lippo Lippi, Cleon, Karshish, Balaustion, and many scores of others, make of his poems a great gallery of portraits unsurpassed in interest by those of any author whatever except Shakspere.
"Well, sir, I don't believe any boy in the form enjoyed the sets-to between Cleon and the Sausage-seller more than I did-- eh, Arthur?" said Tom, giving him a stir with his foot.
Although Pericles was the architect of an Athenian imperialism that would lead to Sparta declaring war on Athens, his conservative war strategy, if Thucydides is to be believed, was not in itself destructive to Athens; that was the doing of less responsible successors of his such as Cleon (Thuc.
Cleon, the Athenian demagogue of the 5th Century BC, had to put up with plenty of abuse, particularly from the playwrights, who considered him far too working-class to be a proper politician.
Morse built wooden platforms around the base of these pillars, creating seats upon which various royal figures--Antiochus, Pericles, Cleon, Simonides, Lysimachus, Dionyza--sat or stood when speaking, and which came to symbolize the disparate lands of Shakespeare's sprawling romance.
This is the same struggle described by Senator Joseph McCarthy, Robert Welch, Clarence Manion, Cleon Skousen, J.
In the Knights, the revolution is set in historical Athens and features the reigning demagogue Cleon on stage, while in the Assemblywomen, the revolution abstracts from contemporary circumstances and is not driven by any known historical figure.
In Antigua, islanders have been waiting for an order of 500 cases of Carib for two weeks, said Cleon Benjamin, a warehouse supervisor at A.S.
Cleon Anderson, chief project engineer at L-3 Communication Systems-West, Salt Lake City, UT, has been elected as IEEE president elect for 2004.
Cleon, for example, comes off surprisingly well as a scrappy fighter while the ineffectual Nicias bears two pages of detailed blame for the Sicilian disaster.
Brother Stephen once fought in Octavian's Roman legions; Brother Andrew had been a crusader under King Louis; Brother Cleon a French agent in Algeria.