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tune to adapt themselves to the words which accord with such a life, not the words to the time and the tune. But what these rhythms are it is your task to explain, just as you taught me the harmonies."
" Nay, but indeed," he replied, " I cannot tell you. That there are three kinds of feet out of which all metrical movements are produced, just as in sounds there are four notes out of which all the harmonies are formed - so much from my study of music I can say; but of what kind of life each of the several kinds of rhythm is an expression I am unable to affirm."
" Well," I said, "we will consult on this subject with Damon,(46) and learn from him what movements are expressive of meanness and insolence, or of fury and other vices, and what rhythms must be reserved for the opposite virtues. And I believe I have an indistinct impression of his referring to a composite Cretic foot, ` a dactylic and also an heroic foot, which he somehow arranged so that arsis and thesis were equal, and long syllables and short were interchangeable; ' (47) and, if I am not mistaken, he named one foot an iambus, and another a trochee, assigning to them long and short quantities. And in some of these he would condemn or praise the movement of the foot quite as much as the rhythms themselves, or perhaps the combination of the two ;

46. A well-known musician at Athens who taught Pericles both music and politics.
47. The words included in single quotation marks are taken without change from Professor Lewis Campbell's excellent note on this obscure passage.

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