full of pleasantry1 and graciousness, imitating the young
for fear they may be thought disagreeable and authoritative.”
“By all means,” he said. “And the climax of
popular liberty, my friend,” I said, “is attained in
such a city when the purchased slaves, male and female, are no less
than the owners who paid for them. And I almost forgot to mention the spirit
of freedom and equal rights in the relation of men to women and women to
1 For εὐτραπελίας cf. Isoc. xv. 296, vii. 49, Aristotle,
1108 a 23. In Rhet.
1389 b 11 he defines it as πεπαιδευμένηὕβρις. Arnold once addressed
the Eton boys on the word.
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