Epigram 11.151

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ῥήτορος ἅδ᾽ εἰκών: ὁ δὲ ῥήτωρ, εἰκόνος εἰκών.
καὶ πῶς; οὐ λαλέει: οὐδὲν ὁμοιότερον.

— Paton edition

This is the image of a rhetor, but the rhetor is the image of his image. How is that? He does not speak. Nothing could be more life-like.

— Paton edition

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