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BOOK VI

"Do you wish then," I continued, "that we take it for granted that they are not merely less angry, but have become altogether gentle, and are converted, in order that, if for no other reason, they may give their assent from shame?"
" By all means."

CHAPTER XIV.
"Let us, therefore," I continued, "look upon them as thus far persuaded. But, next, will any one contend that sons of kings or potentates cannot be born with an aptitude for philosophy?"
" No one, certainly, could maintain that."
" And can any one say that when they are born with such an aptitude they must of necessity be corrupted ? That it is indeed difficult for them to be kept from falling, even we are ready to admit; but is there a man who will dare to say that in the lapse of ages not even one of the whole numbet can ever be preserved in his integrity?"
" Surely not."
" But doubtless," I continued, "one such person, if he is found, and has a State disposed to obey him, will suffice to accomplish all that is now deemed impossible."
" Yes, one will suffice."
" For surely, if the ruler shall prescribe the laws and customs which we have discussed, it is not impossible, I suppose, for the people to make them effective."

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