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followers in later generations. The martyrdom of Socrates, brought about in part, it was believed, by his dislike and rejection of the coarser myths with their immoral gods and goddesses, was still fresh in the writer's memory. Yet none the less boldly on that account he lays down the rules of theology which are to be obeyed in conducting the new education. In the first place, since God is good, he cannot be the author of all things, as the many declare, but he is the cause of a few things, and not of the greater number that befall men, for the good things of our life are fewer by far than the evil. Here we have a strain of pessimism not frequent in Plato, but common enough in Greek literature. Professor Butcher in his fine essay upon the Melancholy of the Greeks has collected examples in abundance to show that Homer, Hesiod, Pindar and the dramatists often rehearsed in their poems the miseries of man. But while Plato recognizes the existence of evil in the world, he never attempts to account for its origin; he nowhere refers it to the influence of some malignant Power, but he insists that God is not its author. But if God, who is good, has sent distress and anguish upon the wicked, their punishment is not evil, but beneficent and remedial, and it is good for them that they have been afflicted. In the definition of God, a famous deliverance of the Westminster Assembly,

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