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Greeks

Mathematical measures of risk. See also: delta, gamma, rho, theta, and vega.
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48} I give the usual translation, but I do not believe the Greek will warrant it.
Only to ask a few questions of a Greek gentleman who is visiting us, and to let us have the answers.
It is one of the most marked characteristics of Greek political theory that Plato and Aristotle think of the statesman as one who has knowledge of what ought to be done, and can help those who call him in to prescribe for them, rather than one who has power to control the forces of society.
There is one paper published here in the English language--The Levant Herald--and there are generally a number of Greek and a few French papers rising and falling, struggling up and falling again.
One morning the tramp docked at Alexandria, and from the deck he looked at the city, white in the sunlight, and the crowd on the wharf; he saw the natives in their shabby gabardines, the blacks from the Soudan, the noisy throng of Greeks and Italians, the grave Turks in tarbooshes, the sunshine and the blue sky; and something happened to him.
But practically beginning with the sixteenth century, the malady of architecture is visible; it is no longer the expression of society; it becomes classic art in a miserable manner; from being Gallic, European, indigenous, it becomes Greek and Roman; from being true and modern, it becomes pseudo-classic.
It launched a fresh Greek fire, which fell within twenty paces of the little canoe, and threw a light upon them as white as sunshine.
They knew more about Latin and Greek when they left school, but they seemed to know less about life and its conditions as they would meet it at their homes.
Some editions of the work contain a brief passage from Antigone, in Greek, at this spot.
Certainly it might be a great advantage if you were able to copy the Greek character, and to that end it were well to begin with a little reading.
I was concerned in getting at the Greeks and Romans, and I did not know through what nimble air and by what lovely ways I was led to them.
There were two men in it, and though it was a good mile away, I made out one of them to be Big Alec; and ere the skiff returned to shore I made out enough more to know that the Greek had set his line.