And given the legacy, long before then, of bonuses worthy of Croesus in a world of quotidian pay raises for the 99 percent?
Croesus considers her the most excellent among women, and he has studied mankind as the physicians do plants and herbs.
Hearing this Cambyses was pleased, and commended the judgment of Croesus.
"And row all the better just because we are sailing against the stream," added Croesus.
Her table had been adorned with special care in Croesus' honor.
Apollo, however, came to the rescue of his pious worshipper, and the name of Solon uttered by Croesus resulted in his deliverance.
Croesus had no sooner quitted the king than the crown-prince was announced.
There are men “in society” now, as rich as Croesus, who have no consideration extended towards them, and elicit no respect.
"I thank the gods, that I am permitted to see you again," said Croesus.
The town fell into the hands of Croesus, and straightway lost its identity.
from Latinized form of Greek Kroisis, 6c. B.C.E. king of Lydia in Asia Minor, famously wealthy; hence "rich man" or in other allusions to riches, from late 14c.