noun see excerpt I

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  • excerpt — I. transitive verb Etymology: Latin excerptus, past participle of excerpere, from ex + carpere to gather, pluck more at harvest Date: 15th century 1. to select (a passage) for quoting ; extract 2. to take or publish extracts from (as a book) •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Ionians (The) — The Ionians Malcolm Schofield THALES AND OTHERS The Greeks agreed that philosophy had begun with Thales. However they did not know much about his views.1 What survives is mostly a potent legend. Herodotus tells stories of his practical ingenuity …   History of philosophy

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