It requires the same sort of spirit to arrange public
games well, and to set out great banquets and wine with fitting
splendour, as it does to draw up an army in presence of the
enemy with strategic skill. . . .
Histories. Polybius. Evelyn S. Shuckburgh. translator. London, New York. Macmillan. 1889. Reprint Bloomington 1962.
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