And men are not angry with
those who usually show respect for them.1
It is also evident that those are mild whose condition is contrary to that which
excites anger, as when laughing, in sport, at a feast, in prosperity, in
success, in abundance,2 and, in general, in
freedom from pain, in pleasure which does not imply insult, or in virtuous hope.
Further, those whose anger is of long standing and not in its full flush, for
time appeases anger.
regard the disrespectful treatment as merely a temporary lapse.
2πλήρωσις: lit. “filling up.” The
reference may be to the “fulfillment” of one's desires,
or to “repletion” in the matter of food （L. and
S.）, which seems less likely; “in fulness of
Aristotle in 23 Volumes, Vol. 22, translated by J. H. Freese. Aristotle. Cambridge and London. Harvard University Press; William Heinemann Ltd. 1926.
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