His cheeks bright red, his chin wet with spittle, the Helot would weave and stagger and totter until he passed out in the dirt.
Just at the moment of starting a Helot approached him with a small roll directed to "Zeuxis, the unrivaled painter of Greece."
Still the Helot had in him the common sentiments of our nature.
Celeste insensibly fell into a passive attitude, and became what Brigitte wanted her,—a Helot.
From the king to the Helot 143, the spirit of covetousness spread like a disease.
His Helot has unlocked the world behind appearance and made him free of the Spirits of Natural Fact who abide there.
Paragot did not include my seeing him make a Helot of himself as part of my education.
This is not the middle ages; I am an Englishman, not a Helot.
But this was a rare spark of self-respect on the part of the Helot.
We have likened the Norman to the Spartan, and, most of all, he was like him in his scorn of the Helot.
1570s (with a capital -h-) "Spartan serf," from Greek Heilotes, plural of Heilos, popularly associated with Helos, Laconian town reduced to serfdom by Sparta, but perhaps related to Greek halonai "be captured." In extended use by 1820s.