When He Was In Great Prosperity, And Courted By Many, Seeing Himself Splendidly Served At His Table, He Turned To His Children And Said

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When he was in great prosperity, and courted by many, seeing himself
splendidly served at his table, he turned to his children and said:
"Children, we had been undone, if we had not been undone."
-- Plutarch (46-120 AD)
-- Life of Themistocles