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LYCURGUS
Spartan semi-mythical law-giver
(fl. c. 850 BC)

A large head of hair adds beauty to a good face, and terror to an ugly one.
      - [Hair]

That city is well fortified which has a wall of men instead of brick.
      - [Soldiers]

There thou beholdest the walls of Sparta, and every man a brick.
      - according to Plutarch [Character]

To one that advised him to set up a democracy in Sparta, "Pray," said Lycurgus, "do you first set a democracy in your own house."
      - in Plutarch's "Apophthegms of Kings and Great Commanders"
        [Democracy]


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