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[811b] that will be adequate? This, perhaps,—in which everyone will agree with me,—that every poet has uttered much that is well, and much also that is ill; and this being so, I affirm that a wide range of learning involves danger to children.

What advice then would you give the Law-warden?

About what?

About the pattern by which he should be guided in respect of the particular subjects which he permits or forbids all the children to learn.

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