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[643d] education, we say, consists in that right nurture which most strongly draws the soul of the child when at play to a love for that pursuit of which, when he becomes a man, he must possess a perfect mastery. Now consider, as I said before, whether, up to this point, you are satisfied with this statement of mine.

Clinias
Certainly we are.

Athenian
But we must not allow our description of education to remain indefinite. For at present, when censuring or commending a man's upbringing, we describe one man

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