Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rufus” in text disc, book 3, chapter 6 of Epictetus, Discourses:
...sense. It is not easy to gain the attention of effeminate young men,--for you cannot take up custard by a hook, -but the ingenuous, even if you discourage them, are the more eager for learning. Hence Rufus , for the most part, did discourage them; and made use of that as a criterion of the ingenuous and disingenuous. For, he used to say, as a stone, even if you throw it up, will by its own propensity be...
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|†||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|
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