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Page 9 - The Home Life of the Ancient Greeks; translated from the German by Alice Zimmern.
Page 146 - I think it is clear, from a careful review of our authorities, that Theramenes was an honest man. But he was a philosopher and a doctrinaire, and had a Socratic ideal of a perfect state which, both in the time of the Four Hundred and in that of the Thirty, he thought he saw his way to realise, but was quickly undeceived by the development of selfish aims in his colleagues. As, therefore, he 'sympathised neither with the prejudices of the Democrats, nor the self-seeking of the Oligarchs, he came to...