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A PHILOSOPHIC MISSIONARY - DION CHRYSOSTOM

WHEN a man belongs to a country so good, so full of goodwill, should he not prize her above all else ?
With this thought I feel happy, as I look at my own son and my nephew and the rest of our youth. And-thanks to God-I see many of them, all sons of good parents, and looking good themselves ; minded to compete without envious or jealous feelings with each other and with their fellow men for the splendour and renown of their country and themselves, each trying to be the first of her citizens in justice, in patriotism, in the power to do something for her and make her greater. I see that philosophy as well as eloquence makes men great and remarkable, and in their own interests I shall not hesitate in private, and, when opportunity offers, in public, to encourage the young. As for what the Romans can do for us, I advise you to expect things = to remain as they are, and to limit your hopes to distinctions or honour or financial benefits. But there are things which you can do for yourselves, and I urge you to show your superiority to other peoples in orderly behaviour, honourable conduct, industry, obedience to good advisers and moderation in your daily life, neglecting neither body nor soul as far as each man's business gives him leisure, willingly bringing up and educating children, making our city peaceable and steady and really Greek, directing its intelligence and its natural vigour and keenness to higher and nobler things, refraining as far as possible from every dissension, disturbance, and collision with each other.
For there is such a thing as the culture of a people, and a reasonable and philosophic character in a state. Spartans and Athenians and others succeeded in the past in turning very small and feeble states into great and famous ones by ordered political life : modern peoples who wish it may achieve as much. If you do this, it will help you more than large parliaments, self-government, subsidies from outside, and even indepedence

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