Where there is gain, 'gainst nature's dictates mustsubstituting off-hand ‘must one wed’ for the similar inflection ‘must one serve.’ However, so slight was the respect which Demetrius paid to Phila and to the rest of his wives, that he consorted freely with many courtesans, as well as with many women of free birth, and as regards this indulgence he had the worst reputation of all the kings of his time.
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