if one tries to express the
extent of the interval between the king and the tyrant in respect of true
pleasure he will find on completion of the multiplication that he lives 729
times as happily and that the tyrant's life is more painful by the same
overwhelming2 and baffling
calculation,” he said, “of the difference3 between the just and
1 Cf. Spencer, Data of
Ethics, p. 14 “Hence estimating life by
multiplying its length into its breadth.” For the mathematical
jest Cf. Polit. 257 A-B.
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