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We have said1 then that Prodigality and Meanness are modes of excess and of deficiency, and this in two things, giving and getting—giving being taken to include spending. Prodigality exceeds in giving [without getting2], and is deficient in getting; Meanness falls short in giving and goes to excess in getting, only not on the great scale.

1 See 1.2.

2 These words seem to be interpolated.

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