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1 Cf. iii. 9.
3 Anth. Pal. vii. 126.
4 Or in prose: "My chief advice to all men is : to lull suspicion to rest. For even if you don't do something, and people fancy you do, it is ill for you. So Croton, his native land, once put Philolaus to death, fancying he wished to have a tyrant's house."
5 i.e. round the central fire. See T. L. Heath, Aristarchus. 187 sqq.
6 Hermippus (F.H.G. iii. 42, fr. 25) seems to forget that Alexander was not born until after Plato's death. Cf. vii. 18.
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