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Plutarch, Advice About Keeping Well, 123d

nanbearing in mind how some men feel and act in times of sickness, being angry and fretful when hot water and gruel, or plain bread, is served to them, calling these things abominable and unpleasant, and abominable and hard-hearted also those who would force such things upon them. Abath has proved to be the death of many men who at the outset had not much the matter with them, save only that they could not and would not bear to taste food unless they had first had their bath; of whom Titus the Emperor was one, as those who attended him in his illness affirm. Something, moreover, was said to this effect, that, while the less expensive things are always more healthful for the body, we ought especially to guard against exce

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