And with what responding tones did the sacred tripod resound?
You shall know. The god ordered me in plain terms to follow the
first man I should meet upon leaving the temple and to persuade him to
And who was the first one you met?
And you are stupid enough not to understand the meaning of such an
answer! Why, the god was advising you thereby, and that in the
clearest possible way, to bring up your son according to the fashion
Is it not evident to the blind, that nowadays to do nothing that