Deities, Ancients and Immortals all have a match, past-Death explained.
The Ancients are very rare.
"Only the Ancients can offer any protection," she murmured with a frown.
The Ancients always choose the sweetest blood monkeys.
Those idiots last night said Ancients always pick the best blood monkeys.
Ancients aren't welcome in Sanctuaries, Kiki said.
There was reason to fear the Ancients, especially this Ancient, who seemed to have no alliance to anything good or bad and was so unpredictable.
Two Ancients. mates in the same family.
I saw how Ancients. mates work.
"You don.t normally allow Ancients inside the walls," she said.
It.s an informality that the Ancients respect about visiting us, Helga said.
"She's almost as old as time itself and older even than the Ancients. I think she was a goddess at one point," Gabe answered.
"And some rules are too old even for the Ancients to know," she repeated his words from earlier.
He enjoyed music and the theatre, art and poetry, the masterpieces of the ancients and the wonderful creations of his contemporaries, the spiritual and the witty - life in every form.
Two of his merits seem to have impressed the ancients themselves.
Various aetiological explanations of the name Parthenius were given by the ancients, e.g.
Between modern materialism and hylozoism proper there is, however, the distinction that the ancients, however vaguely, conceived the elemental matter as being in some sense animate if not actually conscious and conative.
It should be added that the aiXovpos of the Greeks, frequently translated by the older writers as "cat," really refers to the marten-cat, which appears to have been partially domesticated by the ancients and employed for mousing.
4 The mathematics of which he thus speaks included the geometry of the ancients, as it had been handed down to the modern world, and arithmetic with the developments it had received in the direction of algebra.
When the ancients could not find these solutions, it was not for a lack of intelligence but for a lack of technology.
Some are dinning in our ears that we Americans, and moderns generally, are intellectual dwarfs compared with the ancients, or even the Elizabethan men.
The ancients have left us model heroic poems in which the heroes furnish the whole interest of the story, and we are still unable to accustom ourselves to the fact that for our epoch histories of that kind are meaningless.
There is a well known, so-called sophism of the ancients consisting in this, that Achilles could never catch up with a tortoise he was following, in spite of the fact that he traveled ten times as fast as the tortoise.
This problem seemed to the ancients insoluble.
This modern branch of mathematics, unknown to the ancients, when dealing with problems of motion admits the conception of the infinitely small, and so conforms to the chief condition of motion (absolute continuity) and thereby corrects the inevitable error which the human mind cannot avoid when it deals with separate elements of motion instead of examining continuous motion.
The question: how did individuals make nations act as they wished and by what was the will of these individuals themselves guided? the ancients met by recognizing a divinity which subjected the nations to the will of a chosen man, and guided the will of that chosen man so as to accomplish ends that were predestined.
For the ancients these questions were solved by a belief in the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs.