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Epictetus, Discourses (ed. George Long), book 1 (search)
, but if he is not worse, that is enough for me. On the different readings of the passage and on the sense, see the notes in Schweig.'s edition. The difficulty, if there is any, is in the negative mh/. this is enough for me; for I shall never be a Milo,Milo of Croton, a great athlete. The conclusion is the same as in Horace, Epp. i. 1, 28, &c.: Est quodam prodire tenus, si non datur ultra. and yet I do not neglect my body; nor shall I be a Croesus, and yet I do not neglect my property; nor, in aon the sense, see the notes in Schweig.'s edition. The difficulty, if there is any, is in the negative mh/. this is enough for me; for I shall never be a Milo,Milo of Croton, a great athlete. The conclusion is the same as in Horace, Epp. i. 1, 28, &c.: Est quodam prodire tenus, si non datur ultra. and yet I do not neglect my body; nor shall I be a Croesus, and yet I do not neglect my property; nor, in a word, do we neglect looking after anything because we despair of reaching the highest degree.