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population are well-disposed, they go away and become the body-guard of some other tyrant or serve as mercenaries, wherever there is war, but if all is quiet and peaceful they stay at home and commit many petty crimes."
" What kind of crimes do you mean?"
" For example, they are thieves, housebreakers, cutpurses, pickpockets, robbers of temples, kidnappers ; sometimes if they have a ready tongue, they turn informers, and bear false witness and take bribes."
" Yes," he said, " these are petty crimes, if the perpetrators are few in number."
" Surely," I said, " since small is small in comparison with great, and all these things, as affecting the wretchedness and misery of the city, do not, as the proverb says, measure up to the mark of the tyrant. But when now there are in the state many men of like character and still others who are their adherents, and they all discover how numerous they are, then it is that, helped by the folly of the public, they create the tyrant, the one of themselves who has the greatest and mightiest tyrant in his own soul."
" Naturally," he said, " for he will be most fit to act the tyrant."
" Now, if the citizens yield willing obedience, all goes well. But in case the city does not submit, then, as he once punished father and mother, so also will he in turn coerce his fatherland, if he is in a position to do so, by bringing in new followers, and under the yoke imposed by these will he have and

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