The Golden Ass Quotes

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"'[. . .] Stupid people always dismiss as untrue anything that happens only seldom, or anything that their minds cannot readily grasp; yet when these things are carefully inquired into they are often found not only possible but probable. [. . .]'" (4)

"'I shall never forget how I felt when he said this [the Ostler had accused Aristomenes of murdering Socrates]. I had a vision of Hell gaping for me and the old three-headed Dog snarling hungrily. [. . .]'" (14)

"I have an almost morbid interest in everything queer and out of the way, and I remembered that I was in the heart of Thessaly, a province notorious as the native home of magic and sorcery; and in the very city, too, which had been the scene of Aristomenes's story. So I looked around me with more than usual excitement, carefully examining everything within view. How could I be sure that anything in the...

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