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BOOK I

"It makes no difference, Polemarchus," I said ; "but if Thrasymachus says so now, so let us understand him."

CHAPTER XIV.
"Tell me, then, Thrasymachus, was this which you understood by justice what the stronger believes to be for his interest, whether it is for his interest or not? Shall we say that you meant this?"
" Not at all," he answered. "Do you think I call a man who errs the stronger when he errs?"
" Yes," I said, "I thought you meant this when you admitted that rulers are not infallible, but that they sometimes err."
" Yes," he said, "because you are a quibbler in argument, Socrates. Since for example do you call him who makes a mistake in his treatment of the sick, and with reference to his very mistakes, a physician? Or do you call him an accountant who makes a mistake in reckoning, at the moment of his mistake, and with reference to that very mistake? Yet, I imagine, we say in ordinary language that the physician erred and the accountant erred, and the grammarian; whereas, in my opinion, each one of these, so far as he is what we call him, never makes a mistake. So that, to speak strictly, since you are precise in language, no craftsman makes a mistake. For it is only when his science fails him that a man errs, and in that case he is no longer a craftsman; so that no craftsman or philosopher or ruler errs at that time when he is what he professes to be. Yet it would commonly

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