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BOOK III.

CHAPTER II.
" Then we must further reject all those dreadful and terrible names employed on these subects, Cocytus and Styx,' infernals and sapless shades, and other names of like import, which when mentioned make all those who hear them fairly shudder. Perhaps for some other purpose they may have their use; but we fear for our guardians lest in consequence of such terrors they may, to our hurt, prove more excitable and effeminate than they ought to be."
" Yes, we do well to fear," he answered.
" Must we then suppress them? "
" Yes."
" And should we replace them both in prose and
verse by words of the opposite type?"
" Manifestly."
" And shall we also exclude the lamentations and wailings of eminent men?"
" Of necessity," he said, " if we exclude the former."
" Observe then," I said, " whether we shall do - right in excluding them or not. Now what we maintain is that the wise man will not consider death a terrible thing to another wise man whose friend he is."

9. On the significance of these names Warren gives an apt quotation from Milton. Paradise Lost, ii, 577 ff:
" Abhorred Styx, the flood of deadly hate,
Sad Acheron of sorrow black and deep,
Cocytus named of lamentation loud,
Heard on the rueful stream, fierce Phlegethon,
Whose waves of torrent fire inflame with rage."

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