"But I've heard something relevant to this, and I believe it.
Leontius, the son of Aglaion, was going up from the Piraeus along the outside of the North Wall when he saw some corpses lying at the executioner's feet. He had an appetite to look at them but at the same time he was disgusted and turned away. For a time he struggled with himself and covered his face, but, finally , overpowered by the appetite, he pushed his eyes wide open and rushed towards the corpses, saying,
"Look for yourselves, you evil wretches, take your fill of the beautiful sight!"