PTOLEMY. Ptolemy, the son of Lagus, frequently supped
with his friends and lay at their houses; and if at any
time he invited them to supper, he made use of their furniture, sending for vessels, carpets, and tables; for he himself had only things that were of constant use about him,
saying it was more becoming a king to make others rich
than to be rich himself.
Plutarch. Plutarch's Morals. Translated from the Greek by several hands. Corrected and revised by. William W. Goodwin, PH. D. Boston. Little, Brown, and Company. Cambridge. Press Of John Wilson and son. 1874. 1.
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