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“Of the same type was Melanthius the tragedy-writer, but he also wrote Elegiac Poems . He is caricatures for his love of good living by Leucon in the Fellow-Clansmen , by Aristophanes in the Peace (1. 804), and by Pherecrates in the Petale.” Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner “When the orator Gorgias read at Olympia a work on Concord , Melathius remarked ‘This fellow recommends concord to all the Greeks, though he has never made it where there's only three, himself, his wife, and the housemaid.’ It seems that Gorgias had a liking for the slave-girl, and his wife was jealous of her.” Plutarch Conjugal Precepts

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