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[3] And Agis, when certain ones were praising the Eleians for their just and honourable conduct of the Olympic games, said: ‘And what great matter is it for the Eleians to practise righteousness one day in five years?’ And Theopompus, when a stranger kept saying, as he showed him kindness, that in his own city he was called a lover of Sparta, remarked: ‘My good Sir, it were better for thee to be called a lover of thine own city.’

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