When I saw you, Nicocles1, honoring the tomb of your father, not only with numerous and beautiful offerings, but also with dances, music, and athletic contests, and, furthermore, with races of horses and triremes, and leaving to others no possibility of surpassing you2 in such celebrations,

1 For Nicocles see Introd. to this discourse.

2 A favorite expression of Isocrates; Cf. Isoc. 4.5 and Isoc. 16.34.

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