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they are in any position such as gives them great power to commit injustice."
" You are right."
" Is it not then clear from this that in his ordinary transactions, in which his apparent justice secures him a good reputation, such a person, by a kind of prudent self-restraint, keeps under the other evil passions that are within him, not convincing them that they are criminal, or taming them by reason, but from necessity and fear, because he trembles for the rest of his possessions?"
" That is perfectly clear."
" And indeed, my friend," I said, " when it is a question of spending what is not their own, you will then find prevailing in most persons of this class the natural desires of the drone."
" Yes, and powerfully too," he replied.
" Such a person therefore will not be at peace with himself; he will not be one man but two, yet in the conflict within him his better desires will generally overmaster the inferior ones."
" That is true."
" For these reasons then, I think, such a person will present a more respectable appearance than many others ; but the true virtue of a soul attuned to harmony and concord will be far from him."
" I believe it."
" And doubtless the parsimonious man will, as a private citizen, be but a sorry competitor either for a prize of victory, or other object of noble ambition; for he will not spend money for the sake of glory and contests that bring renown, seeing that

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