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peace:-or again, seeing that, if any law prevents you from being a magistrate or a judge, you may, regardless of the law, be both magistrate and judge, if such is your pleasure-is not this a manner of life which for the moment is divinely pleasant? "
" Yes, perhaps so for the moment," he replied.
" And again, is not the complacency of some who have been tried admirable? Or have you never seen, in a state of this kind, when people are condemned to death or exile, how they just remain nevertheless and walk about in public, and the condemned man roams around as if unheeded and unseen, like some visitor from the shades?"
" Yes! " he replied, " I have seen many examples of this sort."
" But observe too the considerateness of Democracy, her decided aversion to haggling about trifles, and her contempt for the principles to which we attached so much importance when we were founding our State,(24)- on that occasion when we were saying that no one who is not endowed with a nature of rare excellence can ever become a good man, unless from earl~ childhood he has played amid things of beauty,(25) and later on has made them an object of study. Do you see how magnificently she tramples under foot all these fine notions of ours, and does not concern herself at all about the previous pursuits of the man who enters upon a

24 See Book IV, p196-198
25 Compare Book III, p152-154

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