emporte les bestes leur rage à s'attaquer à la
pierre et au fer qui les a blecées.” who
snarl at the stones that hit them but don't touch the thrower?”
“Not the slightest.” “We must abandon, then,
the plundering of corpses and the refusal to permit their burial.Plato as a boy may have heard of the Thebans'
refusal to allow the Athenians to bury their dead after Delium. Cf. Thucydides iv. 97-101, and
Euripides Supplices.” “By
heaven, we certainly must,” he said.“And again, we will not take weapons to the temples for
dedicatoryFor the practice cf.
Aeschylus Septem 275-279 and Agamemnon
577-579. Italian cities and American states have restored to one another
the flags so dedicated fr