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Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 1, chapter 12 (search)
ration from others, meaning the judges” (Welldon). And those against whom we have a complaint, or with whom we have had a previous difference, as Callippus acted in the matter ofDionCallipus was a friend of Dion, who freed Syracuse from Dionysius the Younger. He afterwards accused Dion and contrived his murder. His excuse was that Dion knew what he intended to do, and would be likely to strike first, if he did not anticipate him.; for in such caf we do not attack first, since it is no longer possible to deliberate; thus, Aenesidemus is said to have sent the prize in the game of cottabus to Gelon,Aenesidemus, tyrant of Leontini, being anticipated by Gelon, tyrant of Syracuse, in the enslavement of a neighboring state, sent him the cottabus prize, as a compliment for having “played the game” so skilfully. The cottabus was originally a Sicilian game. who, having reduced a town to slavery, had anti
Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 2, chapter 6 (search)
hose who have any relation to them, for instance, whose teachers or advisers they have been; similarly, when they are in rivalry with others who are like them; for there are many things which they either do or do not do owing to the feeling of shame which these men inspire. And they are more likely to be ashamed when they have to be seen and to associate openly with those who are aware of their disgrace. Wherefore the tragic poet Antiphon,When on an embassy to Syracuse, he was asked by Dionysius which was the best kind of brass. On his replying, “that from which the Athenians made their statues of Harmodius and Aristogiton,” Dionysius ordered him to be put to death. when he was about to be flogged to death by order of Dionysius, seeing that those who were to die with him covered their faces as they passed through the gates, said, “Why cover your faces? Is it because you are afraid that one of the crowd should see you <