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“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.

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