The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian, in Fifteen Books, Vol. 1 of 2: To Which Are Added the Fragments of Diodorus, and Those Published by H. Valesius, I. Rhodomannus, and F. Ursinus (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Historical Library of Diodorus the Sicilian, in Fifteen Books, Vol. 1 of 2: To Which Are Added the Fragments of Diodorus, and Those Published by H. Valesius, I. Rhodomannus, and F. Ursinus

What shall I say? In hopes of having the memory of their good acts recorded to posterity by historians, some have built cities, others have applied themselves to the promulgation of good and wholesome laws: many also, upon this account, have set their wits at work to invent arts and sciences for the good of mankind. And whereas complete happiness is made up of all perfections centering in one, history consequently is to bear away the prize, which is the cause of all those commendable and glorious effects; for it is most certain, she is the preserver of the virtues of worthy men in posterity; an eternal witness to the cowardice and impiety of others; and a bene factor to all mankind in general. For if a fine spun story, consisting merely of fictions told of things done among the Spirits below, tends much to the promoting of piety and justice, how much more then'

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