Indeed he suffered worthy fate for men of oldAnd in the end no one was ever ostracised after Hyperbolus, but he was the last, as Hipparchus of Cholargus, a kinsman of the famous tyrant Peisistratus, was the first to be so banished.1
Albeit a fate too good for him and for his brands.
For such as him the ostrakon was ne'er devised.
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