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[687b] in general just what they pleased throughout the world of Greeks and barbarians alike? Are not these the reasons why they would be praised?


And in every case where a man uses the language of eulogy on seeing great wealth or eminent family distinctions or anything else of the kind, would it not be true to say that, in using it, he has this fact specially in mind,—that the possessor of such things is likely, just because of this, to realize all, or at least the most and greatest, of his desires.

That is certainly probable.

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