and will do as they do, and be even
such as they?” “That is quite inevitable,
Socrates,” he said.
moreover,” I said, “we have not yet mentioned the chief
necessity and compulsion.” “What is it?” said
he. “That which these ‘educators’ and sophists
impose by action when their words fail to convince. Don't you know that they
chastise the recalcitrant with loss of civic rights and fines and
death?” “They most emphatically do,” he said.
“What other sophist, then, or what private teaching do you think