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their own? To which, I believe, we replied that we might consider this question at another time if occasion should offer, but then our aim was to make our guardians truly guardians, and the State itself as happy as possible, without looking to any particular class therein with a view to making it happy?"
" I remember."
" Well, now that the life of our protectors is shown to be far nobler and better than that of the Olympian victors, does it appear to be in anyway on a level with the life of shoemakers or other craftsmen, or with the life of husbandmen?"
" I do not think so," he replied.
" Furthermore, it is right to repeat here what I said elsewhere,(23) that if the guardian shall attempt to become happy in such a manner that he will be anything but a guardian, and shall not be satisfied with a life moderate and safe, and, in our judgment, the best life of all, but, beguiled by a foolish and puerile nation of happiness, shall attempt by force to appropriate the whole State, he will discover that Hesiod was really wise when he said, `the half is more than the whole.'"(24)
" If he were to follow my advice, he would remain true to the life appointed for him."
" You agree, then," I said, "that there is to be a comradeship of women and men, such as we have set forth, in education, in rearing children, and in

23. In Book IV, 420 D.
24. Works and Days, v. 40.

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