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In particular we are told of private intercourse between Solon and Anacharsis, and between Solon and Thales, of which the following accounts are given.1 Anacharsis came to Athens, knocked at Solon's door, and said that he was a stranger who had come to make ties of friendship and hospitality with him. On Solon's replying that it was better to make one's friendships at home, ‘Well then,’ said Anacharsis, ‘do thou, who art at home, make me thy friend and guest.’

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