but that our discussion of studies is now complete1
do,” he said.
distribution, then, remains,” said I, “to whom we are to
assign these studies and in what way.” “Clearly,”
he said. “Do you remember, then, the kind of man we chose in our
of rulers?” “Of course,” he said.
“In most respects, then,” said I, “you must
suppose that we have to choose those same natures. The most stable, the most
brave and enterprising3
are to be
preferred, and, so far as practicable, the most comely.4
But in addition