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A PHILOSOPHIC MISSIONARY - DION CHRYSOSTOM

usual place for discussion. The senior men, the officials, and the notables sat on the steps : the rest stood : for there was a wide open space in front of the temple. As soon as there was silence, I said that they were right in wishing, as inhabitants of an ancient Greek city, to be addressed about a city. And, first, I said, you must understand clearly what the subject of my address is : for in realizing this you will realize its character. A city is defined as a number of men living in the same place under the governance of law. Obviously the title cannot be applied to the so-called cities which are senseless and lawless. As. a being destitute of reason is not a man, so a city is not a city unless it is subject to law. Now an undisciplined and senseless city could never be law-abiding.
And so Dion sails off down a stream of edifying platitudes, where we need not accompany him.

Many of Dion's writings are hardly distinguishable from a modern sermon. But the most delightful of them, though conveying a moral, takes the form of a story. This, perhaps his best work, is on the surface an admirable genre painting of life in the town and in the country during the first century A. D. But Dion is still preaching the Cynic doctrine, when he contrasts the countryman with his simple fare, his hospitality, his healthy hard-working life, and the idle populace that has flocked to the town, drawn by the excitements and pleasures of city life and the hope of living at the state's expense, while the country-side is depopulated and the fields remain untilled for lack of labour. The picture has its modern counterpart. But the story can be read for itself. It could not be better told, and the characters are excellently drawn-both the naive, honest peasant, and, even more, the volatile, superficial, but not ill-natured crowd of a Greek city.
I HAPPENED to cross from Chios with some sailors in a very small boat and during the winter. A storm got up and we had the greatest difficulty in reaching the Hollows of Euboea. Our crew beached the boat on a rough shore under precipices where it was lost, and went off to some dye-fishers who were

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