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[50] I presume that you yourselves are not ignorant of the other causes of shame that poverty and exile bring in their train,1 and although we in our hearts bear these with greater difficulty than all the rest, yet we forbear to speak of them since we are ashamed to enumerate one by one our own misfortunes.

1 The unhappy lot of the exile is a commonplace in Greek poetry and prose; cf. Tyrtaeus, frag. 10.

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