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" Impossible," he replied.
" Thus the philosopher, by holding converse with what is orderly and divine, becomes himself orderly and divine, as far as comports with humanity ; but here as everywhere detraction is always active."
" You are surely right."
" If then," I continued, "some powerful impulse shall compel him to attempt, both publicly and privately, to apply the principles which he contemplates above(22) to the manners of men, and not merely to mould his own character, do you believe he will prove a bad promoter of temperance and justice and, in a word, of all civic virtues?"
" By no means," he said.
" But if the people shall once come to feel that we are speaking the truth about philosophers, -will they persist in their anger against them and refuse to believe us when we say that no State can ever be happy unless the artists who outline it employ the divine pattern?"

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