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S.A. Bent, comp. Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men. 1887.


  • [A Greek commander; defeated the Spartan fleet, 376 B.C.; commanded the Athenian army in Macedonia, 364; being unsuccessful in the Social War, was condemned to pay a large fine; died 354.]
  • Now, Athenians, remember that Fortune had no part in this.

  • On his return from a successful expedition; because incensed that his enemies ascribed his victories to Fortune, and caricatured him as asleep, while the goddess was taking cities for him with a net.