It is said that in ancient China, doctors were paid when their patients were well.
Its function could determine the meaning of the symbols, since the most ancient Immortal writing is based on a complex system of symbolic context.
Darkyn was lean and wiry, his youthful looks at odds with the ancient intelligence in his black eyes.
They emerged through a back door into a massive foyer made of white marble and limestone with ancient carvings on the walls and statues positioned throughout.
The only real difference: the ancient intelligence in the deity's steady gaze, which seemed out of place in such a youthful face.
The Ancient Immortal swept by her, his anger palpable.
Our Order imitates the ancient societies that explained their teaching by hieroglyphics.
Not many people thought differently of the first Ancient Immortal, who had led the Council with six of his sons for many years before being killed.
He debated which he trusted less: the Ancient Immortal that made the compass or the death-dealers that carried them.
Many of the treatments of the ancient world had high degrees of efficacy, all obtained without access to any modern knowledge or equipment.
It was a new one, recently made by the Ancient Immortal that Gabriel hired to help, indicating another of his dealers had defected.
One day, he'd be able to make love to his mate at will and kill the Ancient that almost killed her.
My favorite cookbook, Apicius, is a 1,500-year-old collection of recipes from ancient Rome.
Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.
Oracles, healers, many of which haven't been seen since the ancient times.
Everybody will feel an interest in dear little Helen; everybody will want to do something for her; and, if she becomes an ancient, gray-haired woman, she is still sure of being thoughtfully cared for.
If the Deity issues a command, expresses His will, as ancient history tells us, the expression of that will is independent of time and is not caused by anything, for the Divinity is not controlled by an event.
He looked around to make sure he hadn't missed anything else that might give him a sign as to what Darkyn was doing by killing off an Ancient Immortal.
The ancient kings—his father and brother included—had regularly taken Oracles as their queens.
Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.