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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Heraclitus
 
  Dry light is ever the best—i.e., from one who, as disinterested, can take a dispassionate view of a matter.  1
  Introite, nam et hic dii sunt—Enter, for here too are gods.    From Aristotle.  2
  No man bathes twice in the same river.  3
  The dry light is ever the best.  4
  The virtuous soul is pure and unmixed light, springing from the body as a flash of lightning darts from the cloud; the soul that is carnal and immersed in sense, like a heavy and dank vapour, can with difficulty be kindled, and caused to raise its eyes heavenward.  5
 
 
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