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Thus spake the multitude; but Ulysses, the sacker of cities, arose, holding the sceptre, and beside him azure- eyed Minerva, likened unto a herald, ordered the people to be silent, that at the same time the sons of the Greeks, both first and last, might hear his speech, and weigh his counsel. ” The Iliad of Homer (1873), - Homer.
We came here to anchor, a sacker shot from the fort, having very irregular soundings in going up, as seventy, sixty, eight, and ten fathoms, the ground all ooze. ” A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII., - Robert Kerr.

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