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State, it still remains for us to consider the virtue to which they all owe their existence, and which) now that they have come into being, still preserves them so long as it remains in the State. And further, we were saying that if we were to discover three out of the four, justice would be the remaining one."
" Yes, that would of necessity follow."
" But really," said I, "if it were necessary to decide which of these four qualities will, when present, contribute most to the perfection of our State, it would be difficult to tell whether it is the agreement of magistrates and subjects, or the holding fast on the part of soldiers to a right opinion about what things are, and what things are not, to be feared, or the indwelling of wisdom and vigilance in our rulers, or whether the promoter of the highest excellence in the State is the virtue, which, when found in women and children, in the slave, the freeman and the artisan, in rulers and subjects, compels every one to do his own work and not meddle with the affairs of others."
" Yes, indeed, that would be difficult to decide."
" Then, in promoting the excellence of a State, the power which compels each individual in it to do his own work appears to compete with its wisdom, its temperance and its courage."
" Certainly," he said.
" Would you then consider justice to be the virtue which competes with these in promoting the excellence of a State?"
" Undoubtedly."

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