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[31] next, those who are decent and honorable in their intercourse with all with whom they associate, tolerating easily and good-naturedly what is unpleasant or offensive in others and being themselves as agreeable and reasonable to their associates as it is possible to be; furthermore, those who hold their pleasures always under control1 and are not unduly overcome by their misfortunes,2 bearing up under them bravely and in a manner worthy of our common nature;

1 Cf. Isoc. 1.21 and note; Isoc. 2.29.

2 See Isoc. 1.42 and note.

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