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BOOK IV

CHAPTER IV.
" On this foundation then," I said, "on music, as it seems, must our guardians build their citadel."
" Yes," said he, "lawlessness in music easily steals in unnoticed."
" Certainly, under the guise of pastime, and without the appearance of doing any harm."
" And indeed there is no harm, except that little by little this lawlessness establishing itself imperceptibly makes its way into the manners and customs; and after that, gaining momentum, it pervades social contracts; and from the contracts it proceeds with audacity unchecked, Socrates, to attack laws and constitutions, and does not stop until it has accomplished the utter ruin of the individual and the State."
" Well," said I, "is this true?" "I think so," he replied.
" Therefore, as we were saying at the outset, ought not our youth, from their earliest years, to be trained in those amusements which are very strictly regulated, seeing that, if amusements become lawless and the youth who take part in them become equally so, they cannot grow up into loyal and virtuous citizens?"
" That cannot be denied," he said.
" Whereas, if the youth have made the right start in their sports, and by the agency of music have acquired the habit of good order, the outcome is the opposite of what happened in the case just mentioned ; this habit of order accompanies them everywhere, and promotes their

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