said I, “befits another rather than you. It
does not become a lover to forget that all adolescents in some sort sting
and stir the amorous lover of youth and appear to him deserving of his
attention and desirable. Is not that your ‘reaction’ to
the fair? One, because his nose is tip-tilted,Another of the famous sentences that would be worth a
monograph. Cf. Lucretius iv. 1160,
Molière, Misanthrope, ii. 5, Horace,
Satire i. 338. F. Brunetière, Les
Epoques du théâtre francÿais,
p. 76, thinks that Molière took it from Scarron, not from
Lucretius. Shakespeare Much Ado, III. i. reverses the
conceit, Santayana, Reason in Society, p. 25, writes
prettily about it. yo
is that you said there were four speciesAristot.Pol.
1291-1292 censures the
limitation to four. But Cf. supra,Introd. p. xlv. Cf.
Laws 693 D, where only two mother-forms of government
are mentioned, monarchy and democracy, with Aristot.Pol.
1301 b 40DH=MOS KAI\
O)LIGARXI/A. Cf. also Eth. Nic.
1160 a 31 ff. The Politicus
mentions seven (291 f., 301 f.). Isoc.Panath. 132-134
names three kinds—oligarchy, democracy, and
monarchy—adding that others may say much more about them. See
note ad loc. in Loeb Isocrates and Class. Phil. vol. vii.
p. 91. Cf. Hobbes, Leviathan 19 “Yet he that
shall consider the particular commonwealths<
ory of the natural succession of
governments is derived from it, with modifications (Polyb. vi. 4. 6 ff.
Cf. vi. 9. 10 AU(/TH POLITEIW=N
A)NAKU/KLWSIS). Aristotle objects that in a cycle the ideal
state should follow the tyranny.” “Shall we,
then, as we began by examining moral qualities in states before individuals,
as being more manifest there, so now consider first the constitution based
on the love of honor? I do not know of any special nameCf. on 544 C, p. 238, note b. for it in use. We must
call it either timocracyIn
1160 a 33-34, the meaning is “the
rule of those who possess a property qualification.” or
timarchy. And then in connection wi
ype of man.” “We have,” he
said.“Shall we then, as
Aeschylus: would say, ‘tell of
another champion before another gate,’Aesch. Seven 451le/g' a)/llon a)/llais e)n pu/lais
ei)lhxo/ta. or rather, in accordance with our
plan,Cf. Laws 743 C, and
Class. Phil. ix. (1914) p.
345. the city first?” “That, by all
means,” he said. “The next polity, I believe, would be
oligarchy.” “And what kind of a regime,” said
he, “do you understand by oligarchy?” “That
based on a property qualification,Cf.
1160 a 33, Isoc.Panath. 131,
Laws 698 Baliter.”