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lie, to perjure, to transgress covenants and pledges. [6] Unrighteousness is accompanied by slander, imposture, pretence of kindness, malignity, unscrupulousness. [7]

Of meanness there are three kinds, love of base gain, parsimony, niggardliness. [8] Love of base gain makes men seek profit from all sources and pay more regard to the profit than to the disgrace; [9] parsimony makes them unwilling to spend money on a necessary object; [10] niggardliness causes them only to spend in driblets and in a bad way, and to lose more than they gain by not at the proper moment letting go the difference. [11] It belongs to meanness to set a very high value on money and to think nothing that brings profit a disgrace—a menial and servile and squalid mode of life, alien to ambition and to liberality. [12] Meanness is accompanied by pettiness, sulkiness, self-abasement, lack of proportion, ignobleness, misanthropy. [13]

It belongs to small-mindedness to be unable to bear either honor or dishonor, either good fortune or bad, but to be filled with conceit when honored and puffed up by trifling good fortune, and to be unable to bear

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