AGIS THE YOUNGER. Demades said, the Laconians'
swords were so small, that jugglers might swallow them.
That may be, said Agis, but the Lacedaemonians can reach
their enemies very well with them. The Ephori ordered
him to deliver his soldiers to a traitor. I will not, said
he, entrust him with strangers, who betrayed his own
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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