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ᾧ γὰρ ὑπερέχει κ.τ.λ.] ‘for the amount of the excess of the greater over the less, the same is the measure of the gain of the one (good) and the loss of the other (evil)’. γίνεται, ‘becomes’, i. e. ‘amounts to’. The excess of the greater over the lesser good, and the excess of the greater over the lesser evil, is the measure of the gain in the one case, and the loss in the other; the loss of the evil being a gain, by the same rule as before, ᾧ τὸ ἐναντίον κακόν, τοῦτ᾽ ἀγαθόν.
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