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Diogenes of Sinope | Aelian, Varia Historia XIII.28

Chap. XXVIII. Of the Servant of Diogenes torn in pieces by Dogs. When Diogenes left his Country, one of his Servants followed him ; who not brooking his conversation run away. Some persuading Diogenes to make enquiry after him, he said, “Is it not a shame that Manes should not need Diogenes, and that Diogenes should need Manes?” But this Servant wandring to Delphos, was torn in pieces by Dogs, paying to his Masters name [Cynick] the punishment of his running away.

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

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