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[5] We shall look for one who controls his indulgence in the pleasures of the body, who is truly hospitable1 and fair in his dealings and eager to do as much for his benefactors as he receives from them, so that he is worth knowing.”

1 Or εὔνους, “loyal,” or εὔορκος, “scrupulous,” “a man of his word.”

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