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of public opinion, and in reminding the world of the duty of loving ` truth, beauty, simplicity, all that belongs to love's world '.
Apart from the interest of his matter, Lucian has a particular charm of style. This Syrian stone-carver lived to carve sentences. He possesses, as fully as Plato, the peculiar qualities of the Attic genius : simplicity with subtlety, verve with moderation, lightness yet sureness of touch, a preference for the rapier over the bludgeon, the power of attacking an enemy with deadly effect but without raising the voice.
The following extracts show some of the men and movements which Lucian saw in the Graeco-Roman world, and how he viewed them. We may begin with an impostor, Alexander of Abonutichus in Asia Minor. Lucian sketches his character thus:
YOU are to conceive a temperament curiously compounded of falsehood, trickery, perjury, cunning ; it is versatile, audacious, adventurous, yet dogged in execution ; it is plausible enough to inspire confidence ; it can assume the mask of virtue, and seem to eschew what it most desires. I suppose no one ever left him after a first interview without the impression that this was the best and kindest of men, ay, and the simplest and most unsophisticated. Add to all this a certain greatness in his objects ; he never made a small plan ; his ideas were always large.
Joining forces with a Byzantine (who soon afterwards died), Alexander buried in a temple some brazen tablets stating that Asclepius, the god of healing, would shortly appear in Abonutichus. These were duly discovered and the news spread to Abonutichus, whither Alexander and his accomplice went, taking a tame snake.
THIS heroic entry into his long-left home placed Alexander conspicuously before the public ; he affected madness, and frequently foamed at the mouth-a manifestation easily produced by chewing the herb soap-wort, used by dyers ;

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