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Posted by Rich (172.149.66.167) on July 11, 2003 at 20:32:59:

In Reply to: Theophrastus characters - the complaining person posted by Jan den Breejen (145.53.141.105) on July 08, 2003 at 09:58:48:

> Dear Rich,

> Could this be a ' the glass is half empty' Serious Style person (with Leisurely style traits?)

> JDB
Hello Jan:
Yes , it could be the Serious Style, with the Leisurely Style traits you go into, in your Ansir Philosopher profile.... On the other hand, it could be the traits you mentioned for the Philosopher pure & direct, from a Contrary-Leisurely Style person.... that style ( C-L ) doesn't suffer fools very well, either.... Rich


> case text citation:

> XVII

> Of Causeless Complaining

> A CAUSELESS complaint, is an expostulation fram'd upon no ground. These are the maners of a querulous wayward man: That if a friend send him a modicum from a banquet, he will say to him that brings it, This is the reason I was not invited: you vouchsafe me not a little pottage and your hedge-wine. And when his mistris kisseth him, I wonder (saith he) if these be not flattering kisses. He 's displeased with Jupiter: not only if he do not rain, but if he send it late: And finding a purse upon the way, he complaineth that he never found any great treasure. Likewisewhen he hath bought a slave for little or nothing, having importuned him that sold him therunto; I wonder, saith he, if I should ever ca have bought any thing of worth so cheape. If any man bring him glad tidings, that God hath sent him a son, he answereth; If you had told me I had lost half my wealth, then you had hit it. Having gained a cause by all men's voices, he complains (notwithstanding) of him that pleadeth for him, for that he omitted many things that were due to him. Now if his friends do contribute to supply his wants, and if some one say unto him; Now be cheerfull, now be merry: I have great cause, hee will say, when I must repay this money back again, and be beholding for it besides.




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