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LUCIAN

Give what ye give to my attendant priest ; My care is not for gifts, but for my priest.
A time came when a number of sensible people began to shake off their intoxication and combine against him, chief among them the numerous Epicureans ; in the cities, the imposture with all its theatrical accessories began to be seen through. It was now that he resorted to a measure of intimidation ; he proclaimed that Pontus was overrun with atheists and Christians, who presumed to spread the most scandalous reports concerning him ; he exhorted Pontus, as it valued the god's favour, to stone these men. Touching Epicurus, he gave the following response. An inquirer had asked how Epicurus fared in Hades, and was told :
Of slime is his bed, And his fetters of lead.
I have mentioned that the serpent was often exhibited by request ; he was not completely visible, but the tail and body were exposed, while the head was concealed under the prophet's dress. By way of impressing the people still more, he announced that he would induce the god to speak, and give his responses without an intemuediary. His simple device to this end was a tube of cranes' windpipes, which he passed, with due regard to its matching, through the artificial head, and, having an assistant speaking into the end outside, whose voice issued through the linen Asclepius, thus answered questions. These oracles were called autophones, and were not vouchsafed casually to any one, but reserved for officials, the rich, and the lavish.
This triple rogue now hit upon an idea which would have been too clever for the ordinary robber. Opening and reading the packets which reached him, whenever he came upon an equivocal, compromising question, he omitted to return the packet ; the sender was to be under his thumb, bound to his service by the terrifying recollection of the question he had

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