Browsing named entities in Epictetus, Works (ed. George Long).
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That the deity oversees all things. WHEN a person asked him how a man could be convinced that all his actions are under the inspection of God, he answered, Do you not think that all things are united in one?Things appear to be separate, but there is a bond by which they are united. All this that you see, wherein things divine and human are contained, is One: we are members of one large body (Seneca, Ep. 95). The universe is either a confusion, a mutual involution of things and a dispersion; or it is unity and order and providence (Antoninus, vi. 10): also vii. 9, all things are implicated with one another, and the bond is holy; and there is hardly any thing unconnected with any other thing. See also Cicero, De Nat. Deorum, ii. 7; and De Oratore, iii. 5. do, the person replied. Well, do you not think that earthly things have a natural agreement and unionThe word is sumpaqei=n. Cicero (De Divin. ii. 69) translates sum pa/qeian by continuatio conjunctioque naturae. with heavenly things?