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and so they must take thought for the country in which they live as for their mother and nurse, and they must defend her against assault, and must look upon the rest of the citizens as children of the earth and their own brothers."
" Not without good reason," he said, " you a little while ago were ashamed to tell the lie."
" With very good reason," I replied; " nevertheless hear the rest of the myth. No doubt all of you who dwell in the State are brothers, we shall say to them, keeping up the fiction ; but the god, when he was forming you, mingled gold in the composition of those among you who had the power to govern others, and therefore they have the greatest honor ; and silver in the composition of those who were fit to be auxiliaries ; and iron and brass in the composition of the husbandmen and the other workmen. As you are all originally of the same family, you will generally have children who will be like yourselves, but sometimes in the successive generations gold will change to silver, and silver to gold, and there will be similar transformations in the case of the other metals. Hence the god first and chiefly charged the rulers that they be of nothing such excellent guardians and take such earnest heed of nothing, as of the children that are born, to see what proportion of these metals is blended in their souls ; and if a child of their own class has in his nature an alloy of brass or iron, they shall not unduly pity him, but, assigning him the occupation which is adapted to his powers, they shall require him to take his place among the craftsmen or among the

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