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part either as trader, artisan, horseman, or foot-soldier, but is simply known as a poor and helpless creature."
" Yes," he said, " that evil makes its first appearance in this state."
" At least, such an evil is not prohibited in oligarchical states; for otherwise some would not be immensely rich, while others were desperately poor."
" You are right."
" But consider another point : When such a man, in the days of his prosperity, was spending money, was he at all more useful to the state for the purposes we just now mentioned? Or did he only appear to belong to the ruling body, but was in reality neither a ruler nor a servant of the state, but merely a spendthrift?"
" Just as you say, he seemed to be a ruler, but was nothing more than a spendthrift."
" May we not then say of this man that, as the drone (19) is produced in the cell to be the pest of the hive, so he is produced as a drone in the house to be the pest of the state? "
" We may surely say that, Socrates."
" And is it not true, my dear Adeimantus, that God has made all the flying drones stingless, but of these walking drones he has made only sorne stingless, while others of them he has provided with very sharp stings? And that out of the stingless class come those who die paupers in their old age,

19 Compare Hesiod, Works and Days, 304 ff.

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