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[511e] of bringing safe home, as I said just now, oneself and children and goods and womenfolk—on landing charges a couple of drachmae1; the actual possessor of the art, after performing all this, goes ashore and strolls on the quay by his vessel's side, with an unobtrusive demeanor. For he knows, I expect, how to estimate the uncertainty as to which of his passengers he has benefited by not letting them be lost at sea, and which he has injured, being aware that he has put them ashore not a whit better than when they came aboard,

1 About two shillings

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