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Gilbert Murray   /gˈɪlbərt mˈəri/   Listen
Gilbert Murray

noun
1.
British classical scholar (born in Australia) who advocated the League of Nations and the United Nations (1866-1957).  Synonyms: George Gilbert Aime Murphy, Murray.






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... pasa choreusei. E-text editor's translation: "Straightway all the earth shall dance." Euripides, Bacchae 114. Euripidis Fabulae, ed. Gilbert Murray, vol. ...
— Greek Studies: A Series of Essays • Walter Horatio Pater

... "I never mean to marry Gilbert Murray. This is final, Alma, and you need not scold or coax, because it would be a waste of breath. Gilbert is safely out of the way, and now I am going to have a good time with a few other delightful ...
— Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 • Lucy Maud Montgomery

... drama probably arose out of a folk-festival of more or less sexual character, and it is even possible that the mediaeval drama had a somewhat similar origin (see Donaldson, The Greek Theatre; Gilbert Murray, loc. cit.; Karl Pearson, The Chances of Death, vol. ii, pp. 135-6, ...
— Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6) • Havelock Ellis

... the Classical Society, was organized, and of late years its Greek play, presented during Commencement week, has surpassed both the senior play and the Shakespeare play in dramatic rendering and careful study of the lines. Gilbert Murray's translation of the "Medea", presented in 1914, was a performance of which Wellesley was justly proud. Usually the Wellesley plays are better as pageants than as dramatic productions, but the Classical Society ...
— The Story of Wellesley • Florence Converse



Words linked to "Gilbert Murray" :   George Gilbert Aime Murphy, classical scholar, classicist



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