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BOOK III.

CHAPTER VI.
" Now concerning the subject-matter of literature let this suffice; but we must next, as I suppose, inquire into the form of discourse, and thus we shall have adequately considered both what ought to be said and how it should be said."
Here Adeimantus observed, " I do not understand what you mean."
" Well then," I said, " I must make myself understood. Perhaps you will get my meaning better if I try to express it in this way. Is not all that is produced by the poets or story-tellers a recital of events either past, present or future?"
" Why, what else could it be?"
" Do they not then attain their end by means of simple narrative, or through narrative disguised by imitation, or by a mixture of both? "
" This too," he said, " I have need to understand more clearly."
" It seems," I answered, " that I must be a ridiculous teacher, since I fail to make myself intelligible. Therefore, like those who are unskilled in speaking, I will not deal with the whole subject, but, breaking off a part, I will endeavor, with that as an example, to make my meaning plain to you. Tell me now : Do you know the opening of the Iliad, where the poet tells its that Chryses besought Agamemnon to release his daughter, and that Agamemnon was full of rage against him; whereupon Chryses, failing to persuade the king, prayed to the god to wreak vengeance on the Achaeans?"
" Yes, I know it."
" Now you know that as far as these verses,

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