Again, how could we praise them, if we did not know of the naval engagement at
Salamis or the battle of Marathon,
or what they did for the Heraclidae, and other similar things? for men always
base their praise upon what really are, or are thought to be, glorious deeds.
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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