The Cretan exploit was perhaps the most romantic of the long series of heroic acts attributed to Theseus.
The Cretans were servants of the common master; the Cretan bonds were endangered.
My red Cretan rug, firmly strapped to the shoulders of Hamlet's mother, made a real court train.
We were speaking of the syssitia, which will be a natural institution in a Cretan colony.
Few events in our age have caused a more painful sensation than the bombardment of Cretan villages by British and French warships.
And our Cretan colony should, and probably will, have a character for virtue, such as few cities have.
Capture of the Cretan bull subsequently slain by Theseus at Marathon.
Of the Cretan laws, I shall leave the defence to my Cnosian friend.
He says he is a Cretan, and that he has been a great traveller.
Fig. 70 is taken from a Cretan embroidery, in which this stitch is mainly used.