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Another, when her sons had run away from battle and come to her, said, ‘Where have you come now in your cowardly flight, vile varlets ? Do you intend to slink in here whence you came forth?’ And with these words she pulled up her garment and showed them.1

1 Cf. Moralia, 246 a, and Teles as quoted by Stobaeus, Florilegium, cviii. 83.

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