Cf. 1:258, above.


Lit., "in charge of that." The only possible antecedent is provided by the preceding sentence, even though the following classification also includes unsatisfactory or untrustworthy servants.


Cf. Bombaci, p. 450. Apparently, this does not mean that these men can offer their servants high ranks, but that they can offer them the protection of their own high ranks, which is generally needed.