These things, dear Favorinus, compare with what
has been said by others; and if they neither come too
short of probability nor too much exceed it, bid all their
opinions farewell, as believing it much more becoming a
philosopher to pause in dubious matters, rather than over
hastily to side with any one particular party.
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. 5.
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