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1 Cf. 4.5.
2 i.e., not good absolutely or in themselves, though good （in moderation） as means to life: the ‘necessary’ and ‘neutral’ pleasures of 4.2,5.
3 i.e., the prudent man both satisfies his natural desire for the bodily pleasures in moderation, and trains himself not to mind their absence; but does both not for the sake of pleasure, but to avoid the disturbance of pain.