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Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 1, chapter 7 (search)
age, and beyond what his equals could do, if they are done in such a manner, in such a place, and at such a time, they will possess importance in actions that are noble, good, or just, or the opposite. Hence the epigramSimonides, Frag. 163 (P.L.G. 3.). on the Olympian victor: Formerly, with a rough basketOr, the yoke to which the basket, like our milk-pails long ago, was attached. on my shoulders, I used to carry fish from Argos to Tegea. And Iphicrates lauded himself, saying, “Look what I started from!” And that which is natural is a greater good than that which is acquired, because it is harder. Whence the poet says: Self-taught am I.Hom. Od. 22.347. The words are those of the minstrel Phemius, who was forced to sing to the suitors of Penelope. And that which is the greatest part of that which is great is more to be desired; as Pericles sa
Aristotle, Rhetoric (ed. J. H. Freese), book 1, chapter 9 (search)
to happiness. Also, if the tendency of what is done is better and nobler, and goes beyond what is to be expected; for instance, if a man is moderate in good fortune and stout-hearted in adversity, or if, when he becomes greater, he is better and more forgiving. Such was the phrase of Iphicrates, “Look what I started from !”Cp. 7.32 above. and of the Olympian victor: Formerly, with a rough basket on my shoulders, I used to carry fish from Argos to Tegea.Frag. 111 (P.L.G. 3.). and of Simonides: Daughter, wife, and sister of tyrants.Archedice, daughter of Hippias, tyrant of Athens, and wife of Aeantides, son of Hippocles, tyrant of Lampsacus. Since praise is founded on actions, and acting according to moral purpose is characteristic of the worthy man, we must endeavor to show that a man is acting in that manner, and it is useful that it should appea