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[2] And such a man was Speusippus; wherefore Timon, in his ‘Silli,’ spoke of him as ‘good at a jest.’ And when Plato himself was called upon to furnish a chorus of boys, Dion had the chorus trained and defrayed all the expense of its maintenance, and Plato encouraged in him such an ambition to please the Athenians, on the ground that it would procure goodwill for Dion rather than fame for himself.

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