|S.A. Bent, comp. Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men. 1887.|
| ||[A philosopher and sophist in the reign of Hadrian; a native of Arles, in Gaul; resided in Rome, Greece, and Asia Minor, and obtained high distinction.]|| 1|
|It is ill arguing with the master of thirty legions.|
| || Yielding to Hadrian in a rhetorical argument, when he probably remained of his original opinion.|
| ||He that complies against his will|
|Is of the same opinion still.|
Hudibras, III. 3, 547.
| Selden expressed a similar thought during the Civil War: Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor that has an army at his heels.Table-Talk (Traitor).|| 2|