Pompey, on hearing this, communed with himself a little while, and then said:
‘Menas, you ought to have done this without speaking to me about it beforehand; but now let us be satisfied with things as they are; for perjury is not my way.’ Pompey, then, after being feasted in his turn by Antony and Caesar, sailed back to Sicily.
Plutarch. Plutarch's Lives. with an English Translation by. Bernadotte Perrin. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. London. William Heinemann Ltd. 1920. 9.
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