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‘The nearest opposite to pity is what is called righteous indignation; for to the feeling of pain at undeserved misfortunes is opposed in some sort (or sense), and proceeding from the same temperament, the feeling of pain at undeserved good fortune’.

μάλιστα μέν] seems to have for its correlative δόξειε δέ, § 3, and the sense is this:—Pity is most opposite to righteous indignation1, though envy seems to be as much so, but is not. I have therefore substituted a period after τὸ νεμεσᾶν for the comma of [Bekker's Oxford edition of 1837. The punctuation given in the text is also found in Bekker's Berlin editions and in Spengel's].

1 I find, on looking through a very long note of Victorius, after writing the above, that he has so far anticipated me in this observation.

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