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BOOK IV

"Now, do not noble pursuits lead to the attainment of virtue, and ignoble pursuits to that of
vice?"
"Undoubtedly."

CHAPTER XIX.
" What now remains for us, as it seems,
is to inquire whether it is profitable to do just actions, to pursue noble aims, and to be just, whether one is known to be such or not, or to commit injustice and to be unjust, if one escapes punishment and is not reformed by chastisement."
" But, Socrates, in my opinion the question has now become ridiculous, if life, which is thought to be insupportable when the bodily constitution is ruined, even though we are provided with every variety of food and drink, and possess unlimited wealth and power, shall be, when the constitution of the very principle whereby we live suffers confusion and decay, really worth living, provided we do what we desire and make no effort to escape from wickedness and injustice and acquire justice and virtue; since, forsooth, they are both of such a nature as, in our description, we have shown them to be."
" Yes," I replied, "the question is ridiculous. But now, since we have come far enough to enable us to discern in the clearest manner that these things are so, we must not be faint-hearted."

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