Pindar. Arnson Svarlien, Diane, translator. Created for the Perseus Project, 1990.

  1. and yoked this four-horse chariot of the Pierian Muses, a friend for a friend, going gladly arm in arm.
  2. Gold shows its nature when it is tried by the touchstone, and so does a right-thinking mind. We shall further praise his noble brothers, because
  3. they exalt and strengthen the traditional laws of the Thessaliaaans; the good piloting of states, handed from father to son, rests in the hands of noble men.