EUDAEMONIDAS. Eudaemonidas beholding Xenocrates,
when he was old, in the Academy reading philosophy to
his scholars, and being told he was in quest of virtue,
asked: And when does he intend to practise it? Another
time, when he heard a philosopher arguing that only the
wise man can be a good general, This is a wonderful
speech, said he, but he that saith it never heard the sound
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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