And a similar retort was made by a Spartan of lesser note to the Argive who said,
‘Many of you lie buried in the lands of Argos’; the Spartan answered:
‘But not a man of you in the lands of Laconia.’
Plutarch. Plutarch's Lives. with an English Translation by. Bernadotte Perrin. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. London. William Heinemann Ltd. 1917. 5.
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