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Elsewhere Eusebius states that Bacchylides "was of repute" (ἐγνωρίζετο) in Ol.
However, if any one thinks differently, as Bacchylides says, "The way is broad."Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)|Plutarch
The moralizing of Bacchylides is rather an utterance of quiet meditation, sometimes recalling the strain of Ionian gnomic elegy.
The first and most general quality of style in Bacchylides is his perfect simplicity and clearness.
These poems were styled epic, in direct contradistinction to the lyric of Pindar and Bacchylides.