My hero never failed to dwell on his opinion that the gods have pleasure in righteous deeds no less than in holy temples.In the hour of success he was not puffed up with pride, but gave thanks to the gods. He offered more sacrifices when confident than prayers when in doubt.He was wont to look cheerful when in fear, and to be humble when successful.
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