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[389e] over the bodily appetites and pleasures of food, drink, and the rest?” “I think so.” “Then, I take it, we will think well said such sayings as that of Homer's Diomede:“ Friend, sit down and be silent and hark to the word of my bidding,
Hom. Il. 4.4121and what follows:“ Breathing high spirit the Greeks marched silently fearing their captains,
Hom. Il. 3.82

1 Diomede to Sthenelos.

2 In our Homer this is Hom. Il. 3.8 and σιγῇ κτλ. 4.431. See Howes in Harvard Studies, vi. pp. 153-237.

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