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[4] And Pleistoanax, the son of Pausanias, when an Athenian orator declared that the Lacedaemonians had no learning, said: ‘True, we are indeed the only Hellenes who have learned no evil from you.’ And Archidamus, when some one asked him how many Spartans there were, replied: ‘Enough, good Sir, to keep evil men away.’

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