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" No doubt."
" But if his enemies are unable to compass his banishment or death by accusing him before the citizens, then they lay their plots for his secret taking-off by assassination."
" Yes," he said, "that is what frequently happens."
" Thereupon all who have attained this bad eminence resort to the tyrant's notorious demand : they ask the public for a body-guard, so that the people's protector may not be lost to them."
" Yes, they do that," he said.
" And the people, I fancy, grant the request, for they are full of fear for his safety, and without fear for themselves."
" Exactly so."
" Hence, when this is observed by a man who has wealth, and along with his wealth the reputation of being an enemy of the people, then, my friend, obeying the oracle given to Crosus :

'By Hermus' pebbly shore he flees,
Halts not, and blushes not to play the coward."' (32)

" Quite true," said he, " for otherwise he would not blush for shame a second time."
" But, I suppose, if he is captured, he dies."
" Of course."
" Meanwhile our protector of the people does not himself lie prostrate in his grandeur (32) but after

31 Herodotus I, 55.
32 Compare Iliad XVI, 776.

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