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[14] (A similar boldness is shown by men who get drunk, for this makes them sanguine for the time being.) When however things do not turn out as they expect, the merely sanguine run away, whereas the mark of the courageous man, as we have seen,1 is to endure things that are terrible to a human being and that seem so to him, because it is noble to do so and base not to do so.

1 Cf. 7.2-6.

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