Dialogues and Letters (23 page)

vocabulary to console grieving
3

volcanic activity
95–6

vomiting
14
,
30

weakness, mental
xxi
,
29–58

wealth: burden
14
,
46
,
60
;

detachment from
6–7
,
104
;

insignificance
22
,
103–4
;

Seneca criticized on score of
ix

widows
22

William of Malmesbury
xviii

will-power, lack of
xxi
,
29–58

wine
56
,
58
,
60

wisdom (sapientia)
xiv–xv
;

no rivalry in
xx
,
96–7
;

Stoic goal
xiv–xv
;

no fear of death
71
;

freedom
6–7
,
13
,
47
,
64

women: courageous
23
,
27
,
28
;

education
24
;

influence
20
,
27–8
;

mourning
5
,
22
;

virtues
22–3
,
26
,
27–8

word order
xxiii

word-play
xxiii

wounds
22
,
94

wrestling
71
–
2

writing and politics
vii
,
ix

Xerxes, king of Persia
79

young people
16
,
26
,
36

Zeno the Stoic
18
,
31
,
52
,
76

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