Altogether, perhaps, in some way or other, seven-eighths of the life of man is taken up by the Cadmean Art.
A Cadmean victory was one in which the victors suffered as much as their enemies.
He was everywhere defeated, or his victories were Cadmean, as disastrous as defeats.
It would be a Cadmean victory in which the victor would suffer as much as the vanquished.
Yet he who thought he ought to have a Cadmean victory, carried on his conquest.
The Cadmean magic has passed from the hands of hierophants into those of the people.
Publicly and privately, the Charlestonians were boasting over their late Cadmean victory.