“Is a dung basket beautiful then?”“Of course, and a golden shield is ugly, if the one is well made for its special work and the other badly.”“Do you mean that the same things are both beautiful and ugly?”“Of course — and both good and bad.
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 4. E. C. Marchant. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1923.
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