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laughed outright ; it reminded me of the parricide I story. The Cynics stood dry-eyed about the pyre, gazing upon the flames in silent manifestation of their grief. At last, when I was half dead with suppressed laughter, I addressed them. ` Intelligent sirs,' I said, 'let us go away. No pleasure is to be derived from seeing an old man roasted, and there is a horrible smell of burning. Are you waiting for some painter to come along and take a sketch of you, to match the pictures of Socrates in prison, with his companions at his side?' They were very angry and abusive at first, and some took to their sticks : but when I threatened to pick a few of them up and throw them on to the fire to keep their master company, they quieted down and peace was restored.

In the following Dialogue of the Dead we meet, besides Hermes, the Conductor of the Dead, and Charon, who ferried them across the Styx to Hades, the following characters-an honest philosopher, a beauty, a prince, an athlete, an aristocrat, a general, a dishonest philosopher. The honest philosopher Menippus is a real character of the third century B. C. Born at Gadara-best known perhaps from St. Matthew's Gospel-he originated the serio-comic style of treating philosophic subjects, and, though a Cynic, is well treated by Lucian, who owed him much in form and matter.
Charon. I'll tell you how things stand. Our craft, as you see, is small, and leaky, and three-parts rotten ; a single lurch, and she will capsize without more ado. And here are all you passengers, each with his luggage. If you come on board like that, I am afraid you may have cause to repent it ; especially those who have not learnt to swim.
Hermes. Then how are we to make a trip of it ?
Ch. I'll tell you. They must leave all this nonsense behind them on shore, and come aboard in their skins. As it is, there will be no room to spare. Stand by the gangway, and keep an eye on them, and make them strip before you let them pass.

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