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OTHER SPARTAN WOMEN TO FAME UNKNOWN
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.