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[553c] that principle of love of honor and that high spirit, and being humbled by poverty turns to the getting of money, and greedily1 and stingily and little by little by thrift and hard work collects property. Do you not suppose that such a one will then establish on that throne the principle of appetite and avarice, and set it up as the great king in his soul, adorned with tiaras and collars of gold, and girt with the Persian sword?” “I do,” he said. “And under this domination he will force the rational

1 For γλίσχρως cf. on 488 A, Class. Phil. iv. p. 86 on Diog. L. iv. 59, Aelian, Epist. Rust. 18γλίσχρως τε καὶ κατ᾽ ὀλίγον.

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