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οὗ μή ἐστιν ὑπερβολή] ‘that which does not admit of excess’, health, life, virtue, and all that lies in a mean state, happiness, are all ends in themselves, and desirable in and for themselves. Pleasure by this rule, which does admit of being carried to excess, is properly speaking no ‘good’.

ἂν μεῖζον δεῖ, κακόν] by the rule, μηδὲν ἄγαν.

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