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passion much more readily ranges itself on the side of the rational principle."
" Unquestionably."
" Is it because passion is different from reason or is it only one form of the rational element, so that there are in the soul not three, but two parts, one the seat of reason, the other of desire? Or shall we not rather say that as the State was preserved in its integrity by three distinct classes, the industrial class, the military and the deliberative, so also there is found in the soul this third element, passion or spirit, which, when not corrupted by a bad education, is the natural ally of reason ?"
" Passion," he said, "is of necessity a third."
" Yes," I replied, "if it shall appear to be distinc'c from reason, as it has been shown to be different from desire."
" Well," he said, "that may be easily proved. For even in young children you may observe this trait, that from their very birth they are full of passion, but some of them, as I think, never attain to the exercise of reason, and most of them only after the lapse of years."
" Indeed," said I, "you have spoken admirably. In brute beasts as well one may see the truth of your statement confirmed. And, more than this, the words of Homer, which we cited somewhere above,(25) may be appealed to as testimony: `Smiting his breast he spoke to his heart in language reproachful.'

25 "In Book III, p129,130.

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