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?" ...
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|Rufus (Kentucky, United States)||8||8||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|
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