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BOOK III.

their meals at a Commons board. But as for gold and silver we must tell them that they have perpetually within their souls precious metal of divine quality, a gift from the gods, and that they have no need of the kind which passes current among men ; that it is forbidden to sully the possession of the divine metal with any admixture of perishable gold, because many unholy deeds have been committed in the quest of the coin which most men seek, but the gold which they possess is pure. And thus to them alone of all the citizens it is forbidden to handle or touch gold and silver, to dwell under the same roof with them, to wear them, or to drink from cups of silver or gold. And in this way they will be saved and will save the State ; but whenever they come to possess private property, in lands, houses and money, they will be householders and husbandmen instead of guardians, and will become hateful tyrants instead of allies of the rest of the citizens, and they will pass their whole life hating and being hated, plotting and plotted against, with a greater and more intense fear of the enemies within than of those without, both they themselves and the State in that event running on the very brink of destruction. For all such reasons therefore shall we say that the guardians must be thus furnished with houses and whatever else they require, and shall we establish this manner of life for them by legislation, or not?"
" Yes, indeed," said Glaucon.

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