plain.” “It will be no lack of will,” I said,
“but if anything,For the
idiomatic A)LL' EI)/PER Cf.
Parmen. 150 B, Euthydem. 296 B,
Thompson on Meno,Excursus 2, pp. 258-264, Aristot.An.
Post. 91 b 33, Eth. Nic.
1101 a 12, 1136 b
25, 1155 b 30, 1168
a 12, 1174 a 27, 1180 b 27, Met.
1028 a 24, 1044 a
1371 a 16. a lack of ability, that
would prevent that. But you shall observe for yourself my zeal. And note
again how zealously and recklessly I am prepared to say that the state ought
to take up this pursuit in just the reverse of our present fashion.What Plato here deprecates Callicles in the
ng is from of old one of the most discouraging
facts of our condition: this hope admits the possibility that the art
employed in improving and beautifying the soul itself may avail for good
in some other life even when seemingly useless in
this.” and meet with such discussions as these.”
“A brief timeFor EI)S here cf. Blaydes on Clouds
1180, Herod. vii. 46, Eurip.Heracleidae
270. your forecast contemplates,” he said. “Nay,
nothing at all,” I replied, “as compared with
eternity.Cf. on 486 A. see too
Plut.Cons. Apol. 17. 111 C “a thousand,
yes, ten thousand years are only an A)O/RISTOS point, nay, the smallest part of a point, as
Simonides says.” Cf. also Lyr
folly’Cf. 474 D,
Thucyd. iii. 82 Wilamowitz, Platon, i. 435-436 says that
Plato had not used Thucydides. But cf. Gomperz iii. 331, and What
Plato Said, pp. 2-3, 6, 8. See Isoc.Antid.
284SKW/PTEIN KAI\ MIMEI=SQAI DUNAME/NOUS
EU)FUEI=S KALOU=SI, etc., Areop. 20 and 49,
1180 b 25, Quintil. iii. 7. 25 and viii. 6.
36, Sallust, Cat.C 52 “iam pridem equidem nos
vera vocabula rerum amisimus,” etc. thrust it forth, a
dishonored fugitive. And temperance they call ‘want of
manhood’ and banish it with contumely, and they teach that
moderation and orderly expenditure are ‘rusticity’ and
‘illiberality,’ and they