His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;
(Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.)
For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies.
One of themselves, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons."
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