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" Obviously."
" And now we may fairly take him and place him in the same class with the painter; for he is like him in producing works that are worthless compared with the truth ; and in dealing with a similar part of the soul which is not the best, in this respect, too, he is like him. And so we may now be justified in not receiving him into a well-ordered state, because he arouses and nourishes and strengthens this part of the soul, while he destroys the rational part ; as when in a city one should place the villains in authority, betray the state, and destroy the better citizens. In like manner we shall say that the imitative poet secretly implants in the soul of each one an evil constitution; he gratifies the senseless part of it which fails to discriminate between greater and less, but regards the same things now as great and now as small, and he manufactures images very far removed from the truth."
" Certainly."

CHAPTER VII.
" But we have not as yet brought the most serious charge against imitation: for the fact that it is capable of corrupting, with few exceptions, even the good men is surely most terrible of all."
" Yes, certainly, if it really has that effect."
" Listen and then judge : For the best of us, when we listen to Homer or any other of the tragic poets, as he imitates some hero in grief who is giving vent to his sorrows in a melancholy speech or as he imitates men singing and beating their breasts, the best of us, you know, are delighted and give

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