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CHAPTER X.
Now I had always admired the natural bent of Glaucon and Adeimantus, but on that occasion I was delighted above measure with their words and said: " With good reason, ye children of such a sire, did the lover of Glaucon compose the beginning of his elegiac poem in honor of you who distinguished yourselves at the battle of Megara, ` Sons of Ariston, divine progeny of an illustrious father;' this seems to me, my friends, to be very appropriate; for it is surely a divine quality of yours, if when you are able to speak so eloquently in defense of injustice you are not convinced that it is superior to justice. I do believe that you are really not convinced. And this I infer from your general character, since if I judged by your words alone I should distrust you; but the more I trust you, the more I am perplexed about what I shall do in the situation; on the one hand I do not know how to defend justice; that seems to be beyond me; and my proof is that when I, in speaking against Thrasymachus, thought I had clearly shown justice to be superior to injustice, you were not satisfied with my arguments ; and on the other hand I know not how to

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