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BOOK III.

"Yes, we maintain that."
" Then he will not mourn for such a friend as though some calamity had come upon him."
" Surely not."
" Furthermore, we maintain, the wise man, in the pursuit of happiness, is preeminently self-sufficing, and is distinguished from the rest of the world by being least dependent on external aid."
" That is true," he said.
" Hence to lose a son or a brother, to be deprived of riches, or to meet with other losses of like nature is to him of all men least terrible."
" Least of all, by far."
" And therefore least of all does he lament, but he bears most meekly any calamity of this kind that may overtake him."
" Yes, doubtless."
" Rightly then shall we do away with the lamentations of famous men, and leave them to women (and those not women of the better sort), or to men who are base, so that those whom we intend to educate as guardians of their country may scorn to imitate such persons."
" Rightly," said he.
" Then once more we shall entreat Homer and the other poets not to represent Achilles,(10) the son of a goddess, 'now lying on his side, now on his back, now on his face, then starting up upon his feet and sailing in frenzy along the shore of the tmharvested sea; ' and again, 'taking in both hands

10. Iliad, xxiv, 10 ff.

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