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into my ears, as I listen to Thrasymachus and a thousand others ; whereas the argument on behalf of justice, proving that it is better than injustice, I have not yet heard from any one as I could wish; for I should wish to hear a eulogium on it considered in itself, and it is from you chiefly that I should expect to hear this; and therefore I will put forth all my strength in declaring the praises of the unrighteous life, and thereby I shall at the same time show you in what manner I wish, in turn, to hear you censuring injustice, and praising justice. See whether the plan which I propose is agreeable to you."
" Certainly it is," said I;" for on what other theme would a man of sense prefer to converse again and again? "
" You speak admirably," he replied. " So listen to my discussion of what I said would be my first theme, the nature and origin of justice. For they say that to commit injustice is naturally a good thing, and to suffer it a bad thing, but that suffer ing injustice is more of an evil than doing it is a good ; so that, after men have wronged one another and have suffered wrong, and have had experience of both, to those who are unable to avoid the one and compass the other it seems advantageous to form a mutual compact neither to commit injustice,
nor to suffer it. And this, they say, is the beginning of legislation and of agreements with one another, and men soon learned to call the enactment of law just, as well as lawful. Such, we are told, is the origin and true nature of justice; and it stands midway

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