The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Hiero by Xenophon:|
Or let a sick man be attended with a like solicitude by both. It is
plain, the kind attentions of the mighty potentate arouse in the
patient's heart immense delight.
 "Their mightinesses," or as we might say, "their serene
highnesses." Cf. Thuc. ii. 65.
 "The greatest jubilance."
Or say, they are the givers of two gifts which shall be like in all
respects. It is plain enough in this case also that "the gracious
favour" of his royal highness, even if halved, would more than
counterbalance the whole value of the commoner's "donation."
 Or, "half the great man's 'bounty' more than outweighs the small