ὦ παῖ “κ.τ.λ.” Paraphrased by Attius, Armorum Iudicium fr. 10, Virtuti sis par, dispar fortunis patris: and imitated by Verg. Aen. 12. 435(Aeneas to Ascanius), Disce, puer, virtutem ex me verumque laborem, | Fortunam ex aliis. τὰ δ᾽ ἄλλ᾽ ὅμοιος: so Hector prays for Astyanax that he may be like his father, —“ὧδε βίην τ᾽ ἀγαθὸν καὶ Ἰλίου ἶφι ἀνάσσειν”: but adds the nobler prayer that men may say, “πατρός γ᾽ ὅδε πολλὸν ἀμείνων”. ( Il. 6. 476 ff.)
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