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but that it still remained to determine what the form must be."
" Yes, I remember."
" This was precisely what I meant, that we must come to an agreement whether we should allow our poets, in composing their stories, regularly to make use of the mimetic art, or whether we should allow its use in some instances but not in others, at the same time establishing rules to guide them in the two forms of recital, or finally whether in poetry we should prohibit imitation altogether."
" I apprehend," he said, " that you mean to consider whether we are to admit tragedy and comedy into our State or not."
" That may be true," I said, " but perhaps there may be more than this involved in the question ; for as yet I do not know myself, but whithersoever the argument, like a breath of wind, may carry us, thither we must go."
" Indeed," he said, " you speak well."
" Here then, my dear Adeimantus, is a question for you to reflect upon, whether our guardians should be skilful imitators, or not, or does it follow from our previous admissions that every man may succeed in one calling, but not in many; and if a man persists in attempting many things will he altogether fail of attaining eminence in any one of them? "
" He certainly will."
" Now does the same principle apply to imitation also, that no man can imitate many things as well as he can imitate one?"

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