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Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 1, chapter 11 (search)
s. For that which has become habitual becomes as it were natural; in fact, habit is something like nature, for the distance between “often” and “always” is not great, and nature belongs to the idea of “always,” habit to that of “often.” That which is not compulsory is also pleasant, for compulsion is contrary to nature. That is why what is necessary is painful, and it was rightly said, For every act of necessity is disagreeable.From Evenus of Paros (Frag. 8, P.L.G. 2.): see Introd. Application, study, and intense effort are also painful, for these involve necessity and compulsion, if they have not become habitual; for then habit makes them pleasant. Things contrary to these are pleasant; wherefore states of ease, idleness, carelessness, amusement, recreation,Or “rest” (bodily). and sleep are among pleasant things, because none of these is in any way compulsory. Everyth
Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 3, chapter 17 (search)
ry highly of one of his addresses, as likely to bring peace. and in the Antidosis.Isoc. 15.132-139, Isoc. 15.141-149. Here again Isocrates puts compliments on his composition into the mouth of an imaginary friend. Archilochus uses the same device in censure; for in his iambics he introduces the father speaking as follows of his daughter: There is nothing beyond expectation, nothing that can be sworn impossible,Archilochus (c. 650) of Paros was engaged to Neobule, the daughter of Lycambes. Her father broke off the engagement, whereupon Archilochus pursued father and daughter with furious and scurrilous abuse. It is here said that, instead of attacking the daughter directly, he represented her as being attacked by her father. The meaning of a)/elpton is not clear. It may be a general statement: the unexpected often happens; or, there is nothing so bad that you may no