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‘Affection and love are produced by a favour or benefit conferred, and conferred without solicitation, and never disclosed, by the benefactor: under these conditions the recipient construes it as conferred for his sake alone, and from no other motive’; which is the definition of φιλία, § 2. The plural ποιητικά includes the χάρις and its two qualifications.
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