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[612d] between absolute justice and absolute injustice. Or do you not remember?” “It would be unjust of me,1” he said, “if I did not.” “Well, then, now that they have been compared and judged, I demand back from you in behalf of justice the repute that she in fact enjoys2 from gods and men, and I ask that we admit that she is thus esteemed in order that she may gather in the prizes3 which she wins from the seeming and bestows on her possessors, since she has been proved to bestow the blessings that come from the reality and not to deceive those who truly seek and win her.” “That is a just demand,” he said.

1 Cf.εἰ μὴ ἀδικῶ608 D.

2 For the idiom ὥσπερ ἔχει δόξης cf. 365 Aὡς . . . ἔχουσι τιμῆς, 389 Cὅπως . . . πράξεως ἔχει, Thucyd. i. 22ὡς . . . μνήμης ἔχοι. For the thought cf. Isoc. viii. 33.

3 Cf. Phileb. 22 B and E.

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