Hence it has been said great is the wrath of kings

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Unformatted text preview: hinks he ought to be ruling. Hence it has been said "Great is the wrath of kings, whose father is Zeus almighty, " and "Yea, but his rancour abideth long afterward also, " their great resentment being due to their great superiority. Then again a man looks for respect from those who he thinks owe him good treatment, and these are the people whom he has treated or is treating well, or means or has meant to treat well, either himself, or through his friends, or through others at his request. It will be plain by now, from what has been said, (1) in what frame of mind, (2) with what persons, and (3) on what grounds people grow angry. (1) The frame of mind is that of one in which any pain is being felt. In that condition, a man is always aiming at something. http://classics.mit.edu/Aristotle/rhetoric.2.ii.html Seite 3 von 20 The Internet Classics Archive | Rhetoric by Aristotle 01.09.12 23:10 Whether, then, another man opposes him either directly in any way, as by preventing him from drinking when he is thirsty, or indirectly, the act appears to him just the same; whether some one works against him, or fails to work with him, or otherwise vexes him while he is in this m...
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