NICOSTRATUS. Archidamus, general of the Argives, enticed Nicostratus to betray a fort, by promises of a great
sum, and the marriage of what Lacedaemonian lady he
pleased except the king's daughters. He answered, that
Archidamus was none of the offspring of Hercules, for he
went about to punish wicked men, but Archidamus to corrupt honest men.
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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