The saying of old Antigonus, who when he was to fight at Andros, and one told him, The enemys ships are more than ours, replied, For how many then wilt thou reckon me?1
Life of Pelopidas.
Note 1. The pilot telling Antigonus the enemy outnumbered him in ships, he said, But how many ships do you reckon my presence to be worth? Apophthegms of Kings and Great Commanders. (Antigonus II.) [back]