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for good nor bad, nor, in a word, for any particular drink, but just for drink only, is it not?"
" Unquestionably."
" Then the soul of a thirsty man, so far as he is thirsty, wishes nothing else than drink ; this is what it desires, and towards this it has an impulse."
" Evidently."
" If then, when the soul is thirsty, something arrests it and draws it in the opposite direction, this will be a principle different from that which excites thirst in it and impels it like a wild beast to drink? For surely, as we maintain, the same principle cannot produce two opposite effects with the same part of itself upon the same object at the same time."
" Certainly not."
" Just as, in my opinion, it is not right to say of an archer that with both his hands he draws the bow towards himself and pushes it away at the same time, but rather that he draws the bow towards himself with one hand and pushes it away with the other:"
"Quite so," he answered.
" Now, we may say that people sometimes are thirsty and yet refuse to drink?"
" Yes, indeed," said he, "we meet such people frequently, and in great numbers."
" What, then, can one say of these persons, except that there is in their soul something impelling them to drink, and there is something else prohibiting them from drinking, which is other and

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