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gods to come to their help. And to the truth of all these statements they produce the poets as witnesses; some of them who offer facilities for vice citing the lines -'That you may easily choose wickedness even in a mass; smooth is the way, and she dwells hard by ; but before virtue the gods have placed toil (11) and a road long and steep; and others, to show that men may change the purpose of the gods, offer the testimony of Homer, because he also says: ` Even the gods themselves may be turned by prayers, and men propitiate them with sacrifices, reverent vows, libations, burnt-offerings, and entreaties as oft as any one has committed transgression and sin.(12)' And they produce a host of books composed by A-Tusaeus and Orpheus, children, as they say, of Selene and the Muses, according to which they perform their ritual, persuading not only individuals, but whole states as well, that there are absolutions and purifications from crimes, by means of sacrifices and sportive delights, availing equally for the living and the dead; these latter they call mysteries, and they deliver us from the torments of the other world; but fearful retribution awaits us if we neglect the sacred rites.

11. Hesiod, Works and Days, 285.
12. Iliad, ix, 497.

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