PT. 1. Notes Volume 2, PT. 1

PT. 1. Notes Volume 2, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...constitution), the meaning is plain. 'They put aside their own constitution and praise the Lacedaemonian or some other.' Xpr) 8 Toiavnjv tio-qyt'urOai rdtv f/v pofii'tas Ik rCty uirapxouow Kat 1. J. ntiaBija-ovTca Kat ivvfio-ovrai Koii'ui'tii', 015 Iotih ofiK Cxottok tpyov T& fTtavopOaxrm. iroKiTfiav r KaracKfvattv t' apxjf, aaittp (eat To ptrapav6dvtiv Tov pnvfliiveiv ' apxjl. 'The legislator should introduce an order of government into which the citizens will readily fall, and in which they will be able to co-operate; for the reformation of a state is as difficult as the original establishment of one and cannot be effected by the legislator alone, or without the assistance of the people.' rav vitapxovaaiv (sc. iroKtrttav) may be taken either with ra iv or with xoivavftv, either we ought to introduce 1) 'from among existing constitutions'; or 2) 'in passing out of existing constitutions that form, ' &c.; cp. in next sentence rals nrapxovo-ais jroXiTtiait f$oj6cu. Koivavtlv is the reading of the majority of MSS. Some have Kuwir. The emendation xi' Susemihl, taken from 'consequi' in the old Latin translation, is an unnecessary conjecture; nor does the word occur commonly, if at all, in Aristotle; Kuvovv is open to the objection of introducing a special when a general word is required. But no change is really needed. at tariv Ovk (karrov ipyov K.t.. The connexion of these words is difficult: Aristotle seems to mean that the legislator should select a constitution suited to the wants of the people: for however good in itself, if unsuited to them, they will not work it, and he will have as great or greater difficulty in adapting it than he would originally have had in making one for which...show more

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