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Polybius, Histories, book 12, Sophistical Commonplaces (search)
far as the city walls, while in peace it extends to the frontier of the territory"—and so on. I wonder what other arguments would have been employed by a youth who had just devoted himself to scholastic exercises and studies in history; and who wished, according to the rules of the art, to adapt his words to the supposed speakers? Just these I think which Timaeus represents Hermocrates as using. Again, in the same book, Timoleon is exhorting theTimoleon's victory over the Carthaginians, B.C. 344. Greeks to engage the Carthaginians;Battle of the Crimesus. See Plutarch, Timol. ch. 27. and when they are on the very point of coming to close quarters with the enemy, who are many times superior to them in number, Timaeus represents him as saying, "Do not look to the numbers of the foe, but to their cowardice. For though Libya is fully settled and abounds in inhabitants, yet when we wish to express complete desolation we say 'more desolate than Libya,' not meaning to refer to its emptiness,