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Antisthenes of Athens | Aelian, Varia Historia IX.35

Chap. XXXV. Of Antisthenes taking pride in a torn Cloak. Socrates seeing that Antisthenes always exposed to view the torn part of his Cloak, “Will you not (saith he) lay aside Ostentation amongst us?”

Source: Thomas Stanley, translator (1665) Claudius Aelianus His Various History

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