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Examples of Timoleon
But he was forced to choose between him and his country, and he chose his country, securing the gratitude of Corinth, but the curses of his mother and the agonies of self-reproach, so that he left for years the haunts of men, and buried himself in the severest solitude.
There was also fresh danger from Carthage, so that the Syracusans appealed to their mother city, Corinth, for aid.
He was prevented with his small force from reaching Sicily by a Carthaginian fleet of superior force, but he effected his purpose by stratagem, and landed at Taurominium under great discouragements.
Twenty years elapsed from the fratricide to his command of a force to relieve the Syracusans from their tyrant Dionysius.
A re-enforcement from Corinth enabled Timoleon to maintain his ground.
This tyrant, broken by his drunken habits, did not care to fight, as his father did, for a sceptre so difficult to be maintained, and only sought his ease and self-indulgence.