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but if we find that this notion of justice, when applied to each individual man, is admitted there also to be justice, then will be time for us to reach an agreement-for what else can we say?-but if not, we will in that case pursue a fresh inquiry. But at present let us complete the investigation as to which we thought, that if there, in one of the larger of its possessors, we should first endeavor to contemplate justice, it would be easier for us clearly to discern its nature in the individual man. That larger possessor we believed to be a State, and accordingly we founded one as perfect as we could, knowing well that in the good State justice would be found. The discovery, therefore, which we made there, let us in turn apply to the individual; and if the two agree, we shall be satisfied; but if any difference shall appear in the case of the individual,
we will come back to the State and put the theory to the test. And perhaps, by comparing them both and rubbing them together, we may make justice shine forth, as though out of fire sticks,(21) and when it is revealed to us we will fix it in our souls."
" You are proceeding in a rational manner," he replied, "and we must do as you say."
" Is then," said I, "a thing which one may call the same, whether greater or smaller, unlike so far as it is called the same, or like?"
"Like," he answered.

21 See Andrew Lang's version of Theocritus XXII, p. 111, and note.

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