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60Αἰσχίνης Χαρίνου τοῦ ἀλλαντοποιοῦ, οἱ δὲ Λυσανίου, Ἀθηναῖος, ἐκ νέου φιλόπονος· διὸ καὶ Σωκράτους οὐκ ἀπέστη. ὅθεν ἔλεγε, “μόνος ἡμᾶς οἶδε τιμᾶν ὁ τοῦ ἀλλαντοποιοῦ.” τοῦτον ἔφη

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Chapter 7. Aeschines (c. 400 b.c.)

Aeschines was the son of Charinus the sausage-maker, but others make his father’s name Lysanias. He was a citizen of Athens, industrious from his birth up. For this reason he never quitted Socrates; hence Socrates’ remark, “Only the sausage-maker’s son knows how to honour me.” Idomeneus declared

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.diogenes_laertius-lives_eminent_philosophers_book_ii_chapter_7_aeschines.1925