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For all lovers of sights are, I think, such as they are by reason of the pleasure they experience in learning something, and it would be absurd in the extreme to reckon among philosophers the eager listeners who would never, of their own free will, assist at a philosophical discussion, or attend, if they could help it, a convocation like ours, but who, as if they had let out their ears to listen to all the choruses, flock to the festivals of Dionysus, omitting not one of them either in the city or in the country. Shall we then count as philosophers all these men and others who are eager to learn things of this nature and the dabblers in trivial arts?"
" Not at all," I replied, "we shall call them sham philosophers."

CHAPTER XX.
" And who," he asked, "in your opinion, are the genuine philosophers?"
" Those," I replied, "who earnestly desire the vision of the truth."
" You are doubtless right," he said; "but will you explain your meaning?"
" To another," I replied, "that would not be at all an easy matter to make clear ; but you, I think, will grant me the truth of a proposition like this."
" What is it?"
" That since beauty and ugliness are opposites, they are two."

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