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[718e] the majority, indeed, serve to show how wise Hesiod was when he said, ““smooth is the way that leadeth unto wickedness,” and that “no sweat is needed to traverse it,” since it is “passing short,””Hes. WD 287ff. but (he says)—“In front of goodness the immortal gods
Have set the sweat of toil, and thereunto
Long is the road and steep, and rough withal

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