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  1. Book depth August 24, 2014 / 6:59 am

    Demetrius the cynic, seeing an illiterate man at Corinth reading in public a very beautiful book, “no other than the Bacchae of Euripides, where a messenger describes the death of Pentheus and the deed of his mother Agave,” snatched it from him and tore it up, saying, “It is better for Pentheus to be pulled to pieces by me once, than by you many times! ” Lucian, Adv. Indoct, ii. p. 114.


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