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Diogenes of Sinope | Aelian, Varia Historia IX.34

Chap. XXXIV. Of persons richly clad. Diogenes coming to Olympia, and seeing at the Solemnity some young men, Rhodians, richly attired, laughing said, “This is Pride.” The meeting with some Lacedemonians clad in Coats coarse and sordid, “This (said he) is another Pride.”

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

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