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ὑγίεια...ἄριστον δοκεῖ εἶναι] This is one of many opinions. So the ‘Delian inscription’, quoted by Aristotle, Eth. N. I 9, and Eudemus, Eth. Eud. I 1, 1, with a slight variation; also in Theogn. Eleg. 255 (Bergk), κάλλιστον τὸ δικαιότατον, λῷστον δ᾽ ὑγιαίνειν | ἥδιστον δὲ πέφυχ᾽ οὗ τις ἐρᾷ τὸ τυχεῖν, for which Bergk gives in the second line, πρῆγμα δὲ τερπνότατον τοῦ τις ἔραιτο τυλεῖν. Soph. Creus. Fragm. ap. Stob. CIII 15 (Dind. Fr. Soph. 326), κάλλιστόν ἐστι τοὔνδικον πεφυκέναι: λῷστον δὲ τὸ ζῇν ἄνοσον: ἥδιστον δ᾽ ὅτῳ πάρεστι λῆψις ὧν ἐρᾷ καθ̓ ἡμέραν. Ariphron, Dithyr. I (ap. Bergk, Fragm. Lyric. Gr. p. 841 [p. 984 Ed. 2]), ὑγίεια, πρεσβίστα μακάρων, μετὰ σεῦ ναίοιμι τὸ λειπόμενον βιοτᾶς...σέθεν δὲ χωρὶς οὔτις εὐδαίμων ἔφυ. See also a fragment of Licymnius, Fr. 4, in Bergk, u. s., p. 840 [p. 986 Ed. 2] (a dithyrambic poet and rhetorician, mentioned by Aristotle, Rhet. III 12, 2; 13, 5, and quoted, as Bergk supposes, in III 14, 5); Plut. de virt. mor. c. 10, quoting from some poet, τε τοῦ σώματος ὑγίειαδοκεῖ μέγιστον ἀγαθόν: οὔτε γὰρ πλούτου χάριν τεκέων, οὔτε τᾶς ἰσοδαίμονος ἀνθρώποις βασιληΐδος ἀρχᾶςτοῦ ὑγιαίνειν μὴ παρόντος. de fraterno amore, c. 2, ἧς χωρὶς οὔτε πλούτου, φασίν, οὔτε τᾶς ἰσοδαίμονος ἀνθρώποις βασιληΐδος ἀρχᾶς εἶναί τινα χάριν καὶ ὄνησιν. (ap. Bergk not.)

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