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LUCIAN

If the truth must out, we sit here with a single eye to one thing-does a man sacrifice and feed the altars fat ? Everything else drifts as it may. We get our deserts, and shall continue to get them, when men open their eyes by degrees and find that sacrifices and processions bring them no profit. Before long you will find we are the laughing-stock of people like Epicurus, Metrodorus, Damis, who will have mastered and muzzled our advocates.
Pos. As for me, I live ordinarily under water, as you know, and follow an independent policy in the depths ; that policy is to save sailors, set ships on their way, and keep the winds quiet, as best I may. However, I do take an interest in your politics too, and my opinion is that this Damis should be got rid of before the debate ; the thunderbolt would do it, or some means could be found ; else he might win-you say he is a plausible fellow, Zeus. It would teach them that there is a reckoning for telling such tales about us, too.
Zeus. You must be jesting, Posidon ; you cannot have forgotten that we have no say in the matter ? It is the Fates that spin a man's thread, whether he be destined to the thunderbolt or the sword, to fever or consumption. If it had depended on me, do you suppose I should have let those temple-robbers get off unblasted from Pisa the other day ?-two of my curls shorn off weighing half a dozen pounds apiece. Moreover, they will think we are sensitive and angry ; they will suspect that the reason why we get the man out of the way without waiting to see him matched with Timocles is that we are afraid of his arguments.
Pos. Dear, dear ! I thought I had hit upon a good short cut to our object.
Zeus. Nonsense, there is something fishy about it, Posidon ; and it is a dull notion too, to destroy your adversary beforehand ; he dies unvanquished, and leaves his argument behind him still debatable and undecided.
Pos. Then the rest of you must think of something better, if ` fishy' is the best word you have for me.

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It would teach them that there is a reckoning for telling such tales about us, too. Zeus. You must be jesting, Posidon ; you cannot have forgotten that we have no say in what is matter ? It is what is Fates that spin a man's thread, whether he be destined to what is thunderbolt or what is sword, to fever or consumption. If it had depended on me, do you suppose I should have let those temple-robbers get off unblasted from Pisa what is other day ?-two of my curls shorn off weighing half a dozen pounds apiece. Moreover, they will think we are sensitive and angry ; they will suspect that what is reason why we get what is man out of what is way without waiting to see him matched with Timocles is that we are afraid of his arguments. Pos. Dear, dear ! I thought I had hit upon a good short cut to our object. Zeus. Nonsense, there is something fishy about it, Posidon ; and it is a dull notion too, to destroy your adversary beforehand ; he dies unvanquished, and leaves his argument behind him still debatable and undecided. Pos. 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