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BOOK II

SOCRATES, GLAUCON, ADEIMANTUS.(1)
CHAPTER I.
Now after I had said this I thought the conversation at an end; but it was after all, as it seems, merely the introduction. For Glaucon, who is always very bold in whatever he undertakes, did not on that occasion approve the withdrawal of Thrasymachus from the argument, but said, " Socrates, do you wish to seem to have persuaded us, or really to persuade us, that it is in every way better to be just than to be unjust? "
" I should prefer to persuade you in reality," I answered, " if it were in my power."
" Then," said he, " you are not doing what you wish; for tell me, do you think there is a form of good such as we would choose to possess not because we desire its after effects, but because we welcome it for its own sake? For example, joy may be instanced, and all those harmless pleasures which afterwards produce no other result except the mere delight of possessing them."
" Yes, I think there is such a form of good."
" And again, is there another of the forms of good which we esteem both for their own sake and for

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