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" There is a class of men which made its appearance in the world not long ago, lazy, disputatious, vainglorious, quick-tempered, gluttonous, doltish, addlepated, full of effrontery and to use the language of Homer, 'a useless load to the soil. "
Lucian - Page 293
by Lucian (of Samosata.) - 1919
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Moral Exhortation: A Greco-Roman Sourcebook

Philosophy - 1986 - 184 pages
...Icaromenippus 29-31 There is a class of men which made its appearance in the world not long ago, lazy, disputatious, vainglorious, quicktempered, gluttonous,...the language of Homer, "a useless load to the soil" [Iliad 18.104]. Well, these people, dividing themselves into schools and inventing various word-mazes,...
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