By Gertrude Chandler Warner
Benny Alden has just one buck to spend on Grandfather's birthday current. yet every thing he unearths both bills an excessive amount of or isn't a lot enjoyable. Then Benny, his buddy Michael, and his puppy, Watch, listen Grandfather chatting with the baker, and unexpectedly Benny has an idea that's most appropriate!
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Various philosophical groups prized such virtues of friendship as w e l l . E p i c u r u s r e p u t e d l y said t h a t t h e w i s e m a n is n o t m o r e p a i n e d w h e n b e i n g t o r t u r e d [ h i m s e l f , t h a n w h e n seeing] his friend [tortured]: [but if his friend d o e s h i m w r o n g ] , his w h o l e life w i l l b e c o n f o u n d e d b y d i s t r u s t a n d c o m p l e t e l y u p s e t (Sent. Vat. l v i - l v i i ) . " 9 4 Moreover, Diogenes Laertius attributes E p i c u r u s w i t h s a y i n g t h a t o n o c c a s i o n , t h e w i s e m a n w i l l d i e for a friend.
One to reconcile 98 Y e t t h e r e is a s e e m i n g c o n u n d r u m h e r e . H o w is the notion o f friendship with t h e austere self- sufficiency o f t h e S t o i c sages? " Glen Lesses argues that these two things, friendship and self- sufficiency, c a n a c c o m m o d a t e o n e a n o t h e r w i t h i n S t o i c t h o u g h t . " 1 0 0 T h u s , n o t o n l y c o u l d a n y m o r a l p e r s o n b e friends with another moral person, " t h e individual and concrete personality of the f r i e n d b e c o m e s r e l a t i v e l y u n i m p o r t a n t for f r i e n d s h i p .
Mult. 96F. 114 Amic. mult. 115 Amic. mult. 93E. 116 Adul. amic. 5 4 C . Earlier authors, such as Aristotle, h o w e v e r , t h o u g h t that emulation 97B. (ffikoc) was virtuous for g o o d p e o p l e should w a n t to possess w o r t h y goods (Rhet. 11). See Christina Viano, " C o m p e t i t i v e E m o t i o n s and Thumos in Aristotle's R h e t o r i c , " Envy, Spite and Jealousy. The Competitive Emotions in Ancient Greece (ed. D a v i d Konstan and N . K e i t h R u t t e r ; E d i n b u r g h Leventis Studies 2; E d i n b u r g h : E d i n b u r g h University Press, 2003) 8 5 - 9 7 .