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μεμψιμοιρίας ΙΖ᾽

ἔστιν μεμψιμοιρία ἐπιτίμησις παρὰ τὸ προσῆκον [2] τῶν δεδομένων, δὲ μεμψίμοιρος τοιόσδε τις, οἷος ἀποστείλαντος μερίδα τοῦ φίλου εἰπεῖν πρὸς τὸν φέροντα: 'ἐφθόνησέν μοι τοῦ ζωμοῦ καὶ τοῦ οἰναρίου οὐκ ἐπὶ δεῖπνον [3] καλέσασ᾽. καὶ ὑπὸ τῆς ἑταίρας καταφιλούμενος εἰπεῖν: 'θαυμάζω, [4] εἰ σὺ καὶ ἀπὸ τῆς ψυχῆς οὕτω με φιλεῖσ᾽. καὶ τῷ [5] Διὶ ἀγανακτεῖν, οὐ διότι ὕει, ἀλλὰ διότι ὕστερον. καὶ εὑρὼν ἐν τῇ ὁδῷ βαλλάντιον εἰπεῖν: 'ἀλλ᾽ οὐ θησαυρὸν εὕρηκα [6] οὐδέποτε᾽. καὶ πριάμενος ἀνδράποδον ἄξιον καὶ πολλὰ δεηθεὶς τοῦ πωλοῦντος: 'θαυμάζω᾽ εἰπεῖν ' τι ὑγιὲς οὕτω [7] ἄξιον ἐώνημαι᾽. καὶ πρὸς τὸν εὐαγγελιζόμενον ὅτι 'υἱός σοι γέγονεν᾽, εἰπεῖν ὅτι 'ἂν προσθῇς: "καὶ τῆς οὐσίας τὸ [8] ἥμισυ ἄπεστιν" ἀληθῆ ἐρεῖσ᾽. καὶ δίκην νικήσας καὶ λαβὼν πάσας τὰς ψήφους ἐγκαλεῖν τῷ γράψαντι τὸν λόγον, ὡς [9] πολλὰ παραλελοιπότι τῶν δικαίων: καὶ ἐράνου εἰσενεχθέντος παρὰ τῶν φίλων καὶ φήσαντός τινος: 'ἱλαρὸς ἴσθι᾽, 'καὶ πῶς; εἰπεῖν, 'ὅτι δεῖ τἀργύριον ἀποδοῦναι ἑκάστῳ καὶ χωρὶς τούτων χάριν ὀφείλειν ὡς εὐεργετημένον;

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