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Surveying once the dead bodies of the Barbarians which had been cast up along the sea, he saw that they were decked with golden bracelets and collars, and yet passed on by them himself, while to a friend who followed he pointed them out and said: ‘Help thyself, thou art not Themistocles.’ Again, to one who had once been a beauty, Antiphates, and who had at that time treated him disdainfully, but afterwards courted him because of the reputation he had got, ‘Young man,’ said he, ‘'tis late, 'tis true, but both of us have come to our senses.’

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