Suddenly Solon stopped, pricked up his ears, and looked intently back towards the point whence we had come.
Handkerchiefs for the schoolmaster, stockings and gloves for Solon!
Thus Solon gained due praise, that of two kings his advice saved one and instructed the other.
I guess I was mistaken, or 'twas just one of Solon Taylor's young ones.
Why should she be forbidden to exhibit any other essences than those authorized by this metaphysical Solon?
Solon marvelled, and desired to be informed of the particulars.
The government of the aristocracy came to an end under Solon's laws.
Tell us, said the other, the whole story, and how and from whom Solon heard this veritable tradition.
Solon consigned his wisdom to its couplets, and used it as a trumpet for awakening the zeal of Athens against her tyrants.
It must have been Solon who said: 'Tell me what you eat and I will tell you who you are.'
"legislator," 1620s, from Greek Solon, name of early lawgiver of Athens, one of the seven sages. Often, especially in U.S., applied (with perhaps a whiff of sarcasm) by journalists to Congressmen, township supervisors, etc. It also is a useful short headline word.