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BOOK IV

"Well, then, we have, as it seems, discovcred new evils against which our guardians will have to exercise constant vigilance, so that they may never elude their watch and creep into the State."
" What are these?"
"Riches and poverty," I answered; "because the one is the author of luxury and idleness and innovation, and the other of meanness and evil behavior, as well as innovation."
" I quite agree with you," he said. "But consider this, Socrates, how our State, when it is without money, will be able to go to war, especially when it may be compelled to take up arms against a rich and powerful State."
" No doubt," I said, "against a single State of this kind the enterprise will be attended with considerable difficulty, but against two it will be easier."
" What do you mean by that?" he asked.
" Mayhap in the first place," I answered, "if it is necessary to fight, will not our trained warriors fight with rich enemies?"
" Yes, I admit that," he replied.
" Well then," I said, "Adeimantus, do you not believe that one boxer, trained to perfection in pugilism, would easily fight with two men who are not only untrained in the art, but who are grown rich and fat as well?"
" Perhaps not with them both at the same time.'
" Not," said I, "if we were able to run away and then turn and hit the first to come up every time,

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