Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rufus” in text disc, book 1, chapter 1 of Epictetus, Discourses:

... things ought philosophers to study; these ought they daily to write, and in these to exercise themselves. Thraseas used to say, " I had rather be killed today than banished to-morrow." But how did Rufus answer him? " If you prefer it as a heavier misfortune, how foolish a preference ! If as a lighter, who has put it in your power? Why do you not study to be contented with what is allotted you?" ...

Don't like any of these choices? Suggest a new possibility...

Max. Freq. Min. Freq.
Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Rufus (Kentucky, United States) 8 8 0 0 0 user votes
Rufus (Missouri, United States) 4 4 0 0 0 user votes
Rufus (Mississippi, United States) 2 0 0 0 0 user votes
Rufus (Oregon, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.