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hold the good old motherland, as the Cretans say, and the fatherland. And that would be the end and aim of such a man's desire."
" Yes, just that," he said.
" And do not these persons," said I, " display the same character in private life even before they obtain power? First, for their companions they either have flatterers who are ready to do them any service, or, if they want a favor from any man, they go down on their knees before him and do not blush to claim with extravagant protestations that they are his kith and kin, but after they have gained their end, they are strangers again."
" Very true."
" Thus all their life long they are friends to no one, but always masters of some and slaves of others; true freedom and friendship the tyrant nature never tastes."
" Quite true."
" May we not with reason call such men treacherous.
" Doubtless."
" And unjust also in the extreme, if we were formerly right in our definition of justice."
" Well," he said, " we were undoubtedly right."
" Let us then," I said, " sum up the character of the worst man. He is, I suppose, the man who in waking reality is such as we described him to be in dreams."
" Certainly."
" And this is the man who, being by nature most tyrannical, is invested with sovereign authority, and

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