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Scicntiae sivc artes . . . . (6-10) (Pleasant are) these issues we re member whether or not they happy or displeased then after they have been current . . . . And victory : hence additionally contentious video games : as tables, chess, cube, tennis, and so on . ; and hunt in!! ; and fits in legislations. And honour and attractiveness . . . . And to be be enjoyed and revered. And to be advert mired. And to be flattered . . . . and alter or sort . . . . And to profit. And to recognize . . . . And imitation ; and accordingly the artwork of portray ; and the paintings of carving photographs ; and the artwork of poetry ; and photographs and statues and everybody himself. . . And to be inspiration clever . . . . (441 f. = Rlzet. i. I I . ) Of the colors or universal evaluations referring to sturdy and evil, compara tively. (432) And that that is lasting (is a better good), than that which isn't lasting And what many desirc than what few. (434 = Rhet. i. 7. ) Imitatio jucundum ; revocat enim praeterita. Praeterita autem si bona fuerint, jucunda sunt repraesentata, quia bona ; si mala, quia praeterita. Jucunda igitur musica, poesis, pic tura. Nova, jucunda : appetuntur enim ut animi pabulum. Bene sen tire de sua i psius potentia, sive merito sive immerito, jucundum . . . . victoria, jucunda . . . et ludi cer taminaque omnia, jucunda ; quia qui certant, victoriam imaginantur. ' Placent autem maxime certamina ingeniorum. ' ( 1 2)3 • • • . . . . . . . • . Bona comparata. Dona et mala si comparentur, majus est, caeteris paribus, quod est diu turnius . . . . Et, caeteris paribus, quod pluribus bonum, quam quod paucioribus. (14) ultimately, we'd bear in mind the connexion among cap. 1 three , artwork. five, Rhetoric Ta BE . qO'l] 7I'o�ol T'V�S �aTci. :v�as, 8utA � B"'I1EV • • • 71)X"IV eighty ),oy", oUYEVE. av Ha• (Rhet. ii. 12, . ". ),OUTOV Kal 8uva110,s in prine. ). I 2 three De homine, Rhetoric. and the corresponding sections of the De homine A bonis fortunae, hoc est, a divitiis, a nobilitate generis, a potentia civili healthy ut ingenia aliquatenus varientur; nam a divitiis et potentia Cf. Rhet. i. I I , § I S : 071"01) yap al1,),),a, EVTaulia Kal vlKT/ Ecrrlv. Cf. ibid . : .. j 8'Kav'K� Kal £p,aT'K� .. j80'a. As regards the subsequent paragraph, see above, p. 36. A RISTOT E LIAN IS M Rhetoric wealthy males are contumelious, and . And imagine themselves proud. useful to command . . . . They do harm, with purpose to not damage, hut to shame ; and in part additionally via incontinence. there's a distinction among new and historical riches. For they that arc newly come to wealth, have a similar faults in a better measure ; for brand new riches are a type of rudeness and apprenticeship of riches. (470 f . = Rlzet . ii. 1 6. ) The manners of fellows in energy, arc an identical, or larger than these of the wealthy. once they do accidents. they do nice ones. (471 = Rhet . ii. 1 7. ) . • Dc homille civili, i ngen ia plerumque fiunt su perbiora ; nam qui plus possunt, plus licere sibi postulant. identity est, advert injurias inferendas magis propensi sunt, et advert societatem cum iis, qui minus possunt. aequis legibus ineun dam ineptiores sunt. Nobilitas an tiqua ingenium facit come. . . . Nobilitatis novae ingenium magis est suspicax, ut qui, nondum satis certi quantus honor sibi tribui debet, fiunt as opposed to inferiores saepe nimis asperi.