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BOOK III.

" Then, Glaucon, in our State shall we not always have need of some such overseer as this, if the government is to endure? "
" Yes, he will be absolutely indispensable."

CHAPTER XIX.
"Such then will be the principles of our system of education and discipline; for why should we go into details about the dances of our citizens, their hunting of game, both with nets and hounds, their gymnastic and equestrian contests? For it is quite evident that these must follow the principles already laid down, and there will be no difficulty in finding them."
" Perhaps," he said, "that will not be difficult."
" Well," I continued, "what must be our next question? Must we not determine who among the citizens thus reared are to govern and who are to obey? "
" Certainly."
" Is it not evident that the elder must command, and the younger obey?"
" It is evident."
" And that among the older men the best must be the rulers?"
" That also is evident."
" But are not the best farmers those who are most skilled in agriculture? "
" Yes."

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