“No, but I have heard that Pericles knew many and put them on the city, and so made her love him.”“And how did Themistocles make the city love him?”“Not by spells: no, no; but by hanging some good amulet about her.”1
1 i.e., not by his words, but by protecting Athens with ships and fortifications.
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 4. E. C. Marchant. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1923.
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