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Why, does not Homer speak a good deal about arts, in a good many places? For instance, about chariot-driving: if I can recall the lines, I will quote them to you.

No, I will recite them, for I can remember.

Tell me then what Nestor says to his son Antilochus, advising him to be careful about the turning-post in the horse-race in honor of Patroclus.

“Bend thyself in the polished car slightly to the left of them;1 and call to the right-hand horse

1 i.e. one of the two white stones, set up at each end of the course, which had been mentioned six lines before.

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