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“They are called holy spirits under the earth,
Noble, averters of evil, guardians of mortal men.

Hes. WD 122 ff

What of that?

Why, I think he means that the golden race was not made of gold, but was good and beautiful. And I regard it as a proof of this that he further says we are the iron race.


Don't you suppose that if anyone of our day is good,

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