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to improve the breed, as is also the case among the other animals."
" Yes, that is probably so," he said.
" Therefore, to include the whole in few words, the rulers of the State must hold fast to this principle, that in education no infringement, unobserved by them, should be made on the established order, but that unremitting vigilance should be exercised on their part to prevent innovation in gymnastic and music; on the contrary, they must, as far as possible, preserve our system of education intact, fearing lest, when any one says that the sang men prize the most is
`That which newest is sung, and whose music rings in their hearing."(10)
it may perchance be thought that the poet is speaking, not of new songs, but of a new kind of song, and thus innovation may be commended; whereas we ought neither to commend a novelty of this kind, nor understand such to be the poet's meaning. For we must beware of introducing a new kind of music, as this would be to endanger the whole; since, as Damon(11) says, and I also am of his opinion, nowhere do men tamper with the modes in music without at the same time disturbing the fundamental laws of the State."
" And you may count me, too," said Adeimanttts, "among those who entertain this belief."

10 A variant of Odyssey I, 351 f.
11 See Book III, note 46.

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