EPICTETUS. DISCOURSES. Book i. §29. ¶5.I ONCE saw a person weeping and embracing the knees of Epaphroditus, and deploring his hard fortune that he had not £50,000 left. What said Epaphroditus, then? Did he laugh at him, as we should do? No; but cried out with astonishment: "Poor man! How could you be silent? How could you bear it?"
EPICTETUS. DISCOURSES. Book i. §26. ¶2.