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In search of excess

Graef S. Crystal

In search of excess

the overcompensation of the American executives

by Graef S. Crystal

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Published by Norton in New York, London .
Written in English


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Includes index.

StatementGraef S. Crystal.
The Physical Object
Pagination272p. ;
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21353026M
ISBN 10039303089X

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Reminding the Marquess that she needs her guardian's permission to marry, Melliora presents the veiled Charlotta as herself and then surprises him with Frankville, who refuses to give permission.

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For moral excellence is concerned with pleasures and pains; it is on account of the pleasure that we do bad things, and on account of the pain that we abstain from noble ones. Part the Second deals with In search of excess book falling in "true" love with Melliora, a girl In search of excess book in his care.

Again, the case of the arts and that of In search of excess book virtues are not similar; for the products of the arts have their goodness in themselves, so that it is enough that they should have a certain character, but if the acts that are in accordance with the virtues have themselves a certain character it does not follow that they are done justly or temperately.

Thus we have stated what virtue is in respect of its genus. Meanwhile, Fidelio is revealed to be Violetta, and she professes her undying love for D'Elmont on her deathbed. For instance, we ourselves tend more naturally to pleasures, and hence are more easily carried away towards self-indulgence than towards propriety.

Although they can scarcely be said to have names, yet since we call the intermediate person good-tempered let us call the mean good temper; of the persons at the extremes let the one who exceeds be called irascible, and his vice irascibility, and the man who falls short an inirascible sort of person, and the deficiency inirascibility.

But we must consider the things towards which we ourselves also are easily carried away; for some of us tend to one thing, some to another; and this will be recognizable from the pleasure and the pain we feel.

They learn that Ciamara had poisoned herself out of grief and Violetta's vengeful father has also died. D'Elmont is surprised in bed by Melliora, who reveals the events leading to her kidnapping: Betrothed to Melliora's friend, Charlotta, the Marquess instead desired Melliora and abducted her.

Hence we ought to have been brought up in a particular way from our very youth, as Plato says, so as both to delight in and to be pained by the things that we ought; for this is the right education.

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With regard to honour and dishonour the mean is proper pride, the excess is known as a sort of 'empty vanity', and the deficiency is undue humility; and as we said liberality was related to magnificence, differing from it by dealing with small sums, so there is a state similarly related to proper pride, being concerned with small honours while that is concerned with great.

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But this is no doubt difficult, and especially in individual cases; for or is not easy to determine both how and with whom and on what provocation and how long one should be angry; for we too sometimes praise those who fall short and call them good-tempered, but sometimes In search of excess book praise those who get angry and call them manly.

Some books are scarce, and the more scarce they are, the faster they often sell. The dispositions also are nameless, except that that of the ambitious man is called ambition. Attempting to rectify this confusion, D'Elmont presents himself to Ciamara as a decoy long enough for Frankville to forcibly gain access to Camilla's quarters.

It is possible to do something that is in accordance with the laws of grammar, either by chance or at the suggestion of another. How this is to happen we have stated already, but it will be made plain also by the following consideration of the specific nature of virtue.

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For instance the stone which by nature In search of excess book downwards cannot be habituated to move upwards, not even if one tries to train it by throwing it up ten thousand times; nor can fire be habituated to move downwards, nor can anything else that by nature behaves in one way be trained to behave in another.

In the best—or only—joke about central bankers, a student visits his former professor, who has become one. The man, however, who deviates little from goodness is not blamed, whether he do so in the direction of the more or of the less, but only the man who deviates more widely; for he does not fail to be noticed.

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