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(It is clear that each of the senses is accompanied by pleasure, since we apply the term pleasant to sights and sounds1; and it is also clear that the pleasure is greatest when the sensory faculty is both in the best condition and acting in relation to the best object; and given excellence in the perceived object and the percipient organ, there will always be pleasure when an object to cause it and a subject to feel it are both present.)

1 As well as to tastes, scents, and contacts, which are more obviously pleasant.

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