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which would reveal my character, and I do not consider myself to have yet achieved my ambition.' Ctesidemus proceeded to praise his unrivalled speeches and achievements, but Herodes said, ` These are perishable and subject to the hand of time : men steal my speeches, criticizing this or that. But to cut the Isthmus is an immortal action which one would not credit, to human nature : for to break the Isthmus seems to require the god of the sea rather than a man.'
The individual who was generally called the Hercules of Herodes was a youth in the first bloom of manhood, eight feet high and like a giant Celt. Herodes describes him in one of his letters as having an even growth of hair, bushy eyebrows that met, and a wild light in his eyes revealing an impetuous temperament he was hook-nosed and bull-necked-the result of exercise rather than of food. His chest was well formed and beautifully slim, his legs curved slightly outwards and gave him a good stance. He wore a dress of wolfskins stitched together, and he used to wrestle with wild boars, jackals, wolves, and savage bulls, and show scars of these combats. Some say he was earthborn among the Boeotian folk. Herodes relates that he heard him say that his mother was so strong that she herded cattle, and that his father was Marathon, the country hero of whom there is a statue in the place of that name. Herodes asked him if he was immortal also. 'Longer lived than a mortal,' he said. Asked what he ate, he replied, 'Generally I live on milk, with which goats, sheep, and cows, and mares in milk supply me. Asses too give a light and agreeable milk. But when I get barley, I eat ten quarts of it. This is a present from the farmers of Marathon and Boeotia, who call me Goodfellow, for they think that I bring them luck.' 'And where', said Herodes, 'did you learn your Greek and who taught you ? You are not like an uneducated man.' ` I learnt it,' he answered, ` in inland Attica, an excellent school for conversation. For the Athenians of the city take in a

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