that what we are saying of the philosopher is true, will
they still be harsh with philosophers, and will they distrust our statement
that no city could ever be blessed unless its lineaments were traced1 by artists who used the heavenly
model?” “They will not be harsh,”
1 For διαγράψειαν cf. 387 B and Laws 778 A. See
also Stallbaum ad loc.
Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vols. 5 & 6 translated by Paul Shorey. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1969.
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