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BOOK VII

CHAPTER VIII.
" Well then, is not the transition from the timocratical man to the oligarchical brought about chiefly in this manner ? "
" In what manner? "
" When the son of such a man at first emulates his father and follows in his footsteps, but then of a sudden sees him foundering against the state, like a vessel against a sunken rock, and his property and his person lost, sees his father, who had either been at the head of armies or invested with some other high office, brought to trial upon the accusation of base informers, and either put to death, or banished, or deprived of civil rights, and all his possessions confiscate."
" All this is likely," he replied.
" When, my friend, he has seen his fattier overwhehned by these disasters which he shares with him, the son, robbed of his inheritance, and, I fancy, filled with alarm, straightway thrusts ambition and the passionate principle named just now (20) headforemost from the throne of his heart and, humbled by poverty, taking eagerly to money-making, and by petty economies and hard work accumulates a fortune. Do you not believe that such a person will then establish upon that vacant throne the spirit of lust and avarice and make of it the great king within him, decked with tiara and collar,
and girt with the scimitar? "(21)

20 In p458-460
21 For the trappings of an oriental monarch see Xenophon's Cyropedia II, 4,6.

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