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" No, by Zeus, I do not think so, I am certain of it."

CHAPTER XVIII
" What, Thrasymachus?" said I, "do you not perceive that no one of his own free will consents to hold public offices, but they demand pay tinder the impression that they themselves will derive no advantage from holding office, but rather those who are governed? For answer me this now : Do we not say every art differs from other arts by its having a distinct function of its own? And, my dear sir, do not answer contrary to your opinion, in order that we may reach some conclusion."
" Yes," he said, "in this it differs."
" Does not, then, each of them afford us a special advantage, and not a common one, as, for example, the art of healing affords us health, the art of the pilot safety in sailing, and the others in like manner ?"
" Certainly."
" And then does not the art of pay produce wages?

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