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[390d] “I don't think it will.” “But any words or deeds of endurance in the face of all odds1 attributed to famous men are suitable for our youth to see represented and to hear, such as:“ He smote his breast and chided thus his heart,
“Endure, my heart, for worse hast thou endured.”
Hom. Od. 20.17-182 “By all means,” he said. “It is certain that we cannot allow our men to be acceptors of bribes or greedy for gain.”

1 May include on Platonic principles the temptations of pleasure. Cf. Laws 191 D-E.

2 Quoted also in Phaedo 94 D-E.

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