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Plutarch, Whether Land Or Sea Animals Are More Clever, 984b

nanwith the Peloponnesus on their right. When they were lost and discouraged, a dolphin appeared by the prow and, as it were, invited them to follow and led them into such parts as had safe roadsteads with but a gentle swell until, by conducting and escorting the vessel in this manner, it brought them to Cirrha. Whence it came about that when they had offered thanksgiving for their safe landing, they came to see that of the two statues they should take away the one of Pluto, but should merely take an impress of that of Persephone and leave it behind. Well might the god be fond of the music-loving character of the dolphin, to which Pindar likens himself, saying that he is roused

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