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Aristophanes Quotes: It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls
         

It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls


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It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls
         



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