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As an example of just how useless these philosophers are for any practice in life there is Socrates himself, the one and only wise ...
What needs my Shakespeare for his honored bones
The labor of an age in piled stones?
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Know thyself.
(Gnothi seauton)
From where Pan's cavern is
Intolerable music falls.
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Behold that great Plotinus swim
Buffeted by such seas;
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