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A PHILOSOPHIC MISSIONARY - DION CHRYSOSTOM

had sat down and quiet was restored they led me forward, and one said, ` This is one of the men who have been occupying the nation's land-he and his father before him-pasturing on our hills, tilling, hunting, building great houses, planting vines and enjoying many other blessings, though he has neither paid for the land nor been presented with it by the people. What could they have done for it ? They occupy our property and grow rich on it, but they have done the city no service, and pay no share of the produce, but spend their lives in enjoyment of these immunities as if they were national benefactors. I suppose ', he said, ` that none of them have ever even come here.' I nodded : and the crowd, seeing me nod, laughed. This annoyed the speaker and he abused me, and said, ` If that is so, why should not we all see who can be first to rob the state, stealing its money, as some to-day are actually doing, or dividing up its land ? Why not, if you are going to allow these beasts to have for nothing more than i,ooo acres of your best land, that might yield you three quarts of corn per head ? ' At this I laughed as loudly as I could. But the crowd, instead of laughing as before, made a noise : and the speaker grew angry, and with a savage look at me said : 'Do you seethe scoundrel's insolent evasion, and the impudent way in which he ridicules you ? Another minute and I will arrest him and his partner. For I am told that there are two ringleaders in the gang which have seized practically all the mountain district. And I have no doubt that they have their hands in the wrecks that occur, for they live close over the Capherean rocks., How else would they have got these valuable farms, whole villages indeed, and all their flocks and horses and slaves ? Perhaps you notice his poor smock, and the skin which he put on when he came here, to deceive you into supposing him poor. It frightens me to look at him. I expect he lights fires on the headland, in order to shipwreck passing vessels.' He made a long speech in

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