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of Hephaestus(23) from heaven by his father for attempting to take his mother's part when she was being beaten, and those battles of the gods which are found in Homer must not be admitted into our State, whether they are composed by way of allegory or not. For the child can not distinguish between what is allegorical and what is literal, but whatever at that age he receives into his mind is apt to prove indelible and irremovable. And therefore, perhaps we should deem it of the greatest importance that the tales they first hear they shall hear told in the manner best adapted to the promotion of virtue."

CHAMPER XVIII.
" Yes," said he, " that stands to reason. But if any one were to ask us what these fictions are, and what the tales which contain them, how should we answer him? "
And I replied, " My dear Adeimantus, you and I are not poets at the present moment, but founders of a State; now it is the duty of founders to know the models upon which the poets should construct their fables, and if in composing they disregard these we

23. Iliad, i, 588.

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