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Perseus Blames Hippias for the Failure

Having been completely worsted on the entrance of the
Perseus lays the blame of his failure on his generals. Livy, 44, 8.
Romans into Macedonia, Perseus found fault with Hippias. But in my opinion it is easy to find fault with others and to see their mistakes, but it is the hardest thing in the world to do everything that can be done one's self, and to be thoroughly acquainted with one's own affairs. And Perseus was now an instance in point. . . .

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