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[5] either because they are already known, as, for instance, “ Health is a most excellent thing for a man, at least in our opinion,1

” for this is generally agreed; or because, no sooner are they uttered than they are clear to those who consider them, for instance, “ He is no lover who does not love always.2

1 From Simonides or Epicharmus.

2 Eur. Tro. 1051.

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