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the conditions requisite for reaching a right judgment? Are they not experience, insight, and reason ? Can there be found a better test than these ?"
" None better," he said.
" Well then, reflect: which of the three men has in greatest measure experience of all the pleasures which we have mentioned? Do you think that the lover of gain, while learning the nature of truth in its essence, has a greater experience of the pleasure of knowledge than the philosopher has of the pleasure of gain?"
" There is," he replied, " a great difference. For the philosopher must of necessity from his childhood upwards, taste other pleasures than those of knowledge ; but the lover of gain is not compelled to learn the nature of reality and thus to taste the sweetness of this pleasure and to acquire any experience of it. Indeed, however strong his desire might be, he would not easily attain it."
" By far then," I said, " the philosopher surpasses the lover of gain in his experience of both these pleasures."
" Yes, by far."
" And how does he stand in relation to the lover of honor? (3) Has he less experience of the pleasure that goes with honor than the latter has of the pleasure that waits on knowledge? "
" On the contrary," he said, " honor comes to all three in proportion as they severally gain their ends. For the rich man, the brave and the wise man are

3 For this interpretation of a difficult sentence, the translator is indebted to Dr. James Adam.

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