“Then, Hippias, do you think that the gods ordain what is just or what is otherwise?”“Not what is otherwise — of course not; for if a god ordains not that which is just, surely no other legislator can do so.”“Consequently, Hippias, the gods too accept the identification of just and lawful.”By such words and actions he encouraged Justice in those who resorted to his company.
Xenophon. Xenophon in Seven Volumes, 4. E. C. Marchant. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA; William Heinemann, Ltd., London. 1923.
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