Morus (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Morus
It may fseét'n, indeed, to some (and' those would not be the most 'thought1ess)'that the very allusion to subjects Which. Are calculatedto remind meh' of their past follies or misfor-s tunes is abjectjonable iii Eeading Her'o Oddtus, it is 'certainly hard to c'ohd'enin the Atheriian s, when he frela'tes that they set a fine upon Phrynicus for having composed a drama on the capture of Miletus. But then, not to remark how sacred 3 thing is truth, and how c'thqﬂég ciqiam'aat o'cié'apéig 95mg, as Plato saith, care has been taken in What follows to preserve in opposition to the stoical inhumanity and cynic licence, what Cicero terms, Platonis verecundiam; and besides, time as well as distance deadens the sense of anger, and makes crime assume the form of absurdity. Haec tibi ridicula videntur, says Cicero to his friend.
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