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[8] Also we may wish for what cannot be secured by our own agency, for instance, that a particular actor1 or athlete may win; but no one chooses what does not rest with himself, but only what he thinks can be attained by his own act.

1 Greek dramas were produced in competitions (and it is noteworthy that in the Old Comedy at Athens the play itself dramatized a contest or debate).

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