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are faithful to their dead friends. And, speaking generally, towards those who are really fond
http://classics.mit.edu/Aristotle/rhetoric.2.ii.html Seite 7 von 20 The Internet Classics Archive | Rhetoric by Aristotle 01.09.12 23:10 of their friends and do not desert them in trouble; of all good men, we feel most friendly to
those who show their goodness as friends. Also towards those who are honest with us,
including those who will tell us of their own weak points: it has just said that with our
friends we are not ashamed of what is conventionally wrong, and if we do have this feeling,
we do not love them; if therefore we do not have it, it looks as if we did love them. We also
like those with whom we do not feel frightened or uncomfortable - nobody can like a man of
whom he feels frightened. Friendship has various forms - comradeship, intimacy, kinship, and
Things that cause friendship are: doing kindnesses; doing them unasked; and not proclaiming
the fact when they are done, which shows that they...
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