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that life, which raised Diogenes higher than Lycurgus, Solon, Artaxerxes, or Alexander, and made him more free than Socrates himself ; for he was impeached before no court, cast into no prison, nor won his renown from his misfortunes.
The following speech treats, with more feeling than thought, a commonplace of the pulpit in all ages.
Should ore Pray ?
A PHRYGIAN an idle fellow with a love of money, caught a Satyr, according to the fable, by mixing wine with the spring, where the Satyr used to go and drink when thirsty. The foolish Phrygian prayed to the captive deity, and prayed the kind of prayer which the man was likely to make and the Satyr to fulfil, that his land might become golden, and his trees golden, and his tillage and meadows and their flowers. The Satyr granted his request ; but when the land had turned to gold, famine attacked Phrygia, and Midas lamented his wealth, recanted his prayer, and begged-not the Satyr, but the gods and goddesses-that his ancient poverty, with its rich and varied fertility and fruitfulness, might return, and his gold be launched on to the heads of his enemies. So he prayed with lamentation, but for all that his prayer was not granted.
I admire the grace of the story and its path towards truth. For what is its hidden meaning, but a fool's prayer for something worthless, praying to obtain, and repenting when he obtains ? The capture of the Satyr, the bonds, and the wine indicate that those who by deceit or even violence achieve their desires (rather than their prayers) ascribe to heaven a gift which heaven never gave : for God bestows nothing but what is good. Such things are the gift of chance, the irrational gift of an irrational power, like the benevolence of a drunken man.

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