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INTRODUCTION

work of education is to begin with the period of infancy and to continue through life. But in the training of the child music is to precede gymnastic. Now there are two kinds of literature-truth and fiction ; and, while both are to be employed in the process of education, we must begin with fiction. The one educates through the imagination, the other through the reason. Perhaps the most striking modern instance of the disaster wrought by reversing the natural order is seen in Dickens' tale of Hard Times, where Thomas Gradgrind is determined to mould the mind of his little daughter with fact instead of fiction. Plato's first steps in education are lessons in religion. He would have the nurses and mothers tell to their children such myths of the gods and heroes as are suited to convey impressions of righteousness and purity. In this connection we come upon his famous criticism of the Homeric poems. The philosopher protests against the educational influence of many of the legends which survived in the two Greek bibles, the Iliad and the Odyssey. He cannot tolerate the poet whose stories of ignoble and lying gods fill the imagination of youth with false ideals of the divine nature. Yet he confesses that he himself is under the spell of Homer; but many passages of the poems he is compelled to exclude from the "City of the Perfect." Plato's proposed censorship and expurgation

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