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Would a man be more ready to abstain from sex-indulgence, and to consent to carry out the law on this matter soberly, if he had his body not ill-trained, but in good condition, than if he had it in bad condition?

He would be much more ready if it were not ill-trained.

Do we not know by report about Iccus1 of Tarentum, because of his contests at Olympia and elsewhere,—

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