How many pleasures have been enjoyed by robbers, patricides, tyrants.
MARCUS AURELIUS. MEDITATIONS. Book vi. 31. [tr. Long]
DOTH either the Sun take upon him to do that which belongs to the rain? or his son Esculapius that, which unto the Earth doth properly belong? How is it with every one of the stars in particular? Though they all differ one from another, and have their several charges and functions by themselves, do they not all nevertheless concur and co-operate to one end?
MARCUS AURELIUS. MEDITATIONS. Book vi. 38.