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turn out more savage than they ought to be, while those who have devoted themselves to music become softer than is best for them."
" And yet," I continued, " this rudeness might develop the spirited part of our nature, which, rightly educated, would result in courage, but, if unduly stimulated, it has a natural tendency to become harsh and brutal."
" I think you are right."
" Well now, will not gentleness belong to the philosopher, and if his nature is relaxed, will not itsquality degenerate into excessive softness, but ifthis nature is rightly nurtured, will not the qualityprove mild and orderly? "
" That is true."
" But we maintain that our guardians ought topossess both these natural qualities." (52)
" They ought indeed."
" Then must not the two be mutually harmonized? "
" Yes, they must."
" And is the soul of him, in whom this harmonyis found, both temperate and brave?"
" Certainly."
" And is the soul in which it is wanting cowardlyand coarse?"
" Unquestionably."

52. Compare ii, p97-99.

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