Robert Bridges, ed. (18441930). The Spirit of Man: An Anthology. 1916.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121180)
LIKE1 as it is with the several members of an organised body, so is it with rational beings who exist separate; the same principle rules, for they also are constituted for a single co-operation. And the perception of this will more strongly strike thy mind, if thou say often to thyself, I am a member (melos) of the system of rational beings. But if thou say, I am a part (meros), though thou change but one letter of the Greek, thou dost not yet love men from thy heart. Loving-kindness doth not yet delight thee for its own sake: thou still doest it barely as a thing of propriety, and not yet as doing good to thyself.