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as he will be less able to do this than to run; for it is to the young that labors abundant and arduous wholly belong."
" True beyond all question."

CHAPTER XVI.
" Therefore instruction in arithmetic, geometry and the other preliminary branches which are to lead up to dialectic must be given to our pupils in their youth. However, we should see to it that we have nothing in our educational scheme which makes learning compulsory." (24)
" Why not? "
" Because," I said, " a freeman ought not to learn anything like a slave. For bodily exercises although compulsory do the body no more harm than if they were voluntary; but no knowledge acquired under compulsion proves a lasting possession to the mind."
" Quite true."
" Do not then, my good friend, employ force in
educating the children, but make their study a sort of play, so that you may, at the same time, be better able in each case to discern their natural aptitude."
" What you say certainly stands to reason."

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