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[554d] forcibly keeps down other evil desires dwelling within,1 not persuading them that it ‘is better not’2 nor taming them by reason, but by compulsion and fear, trembling for his possessions generally.” “Quite so,” he said. “Yes, by Zeus,” said I, “my friend. In most of them, when there is occasion to spend the money of others, you will discover the existence of drone-like appetites.” “Most emphatically.” “Such a man, then, would not be free from internal dissension.3 He would not be really one, but in some sort a double4 man. Yet for the most part,

1 For ἐνούσας Cf. Phileb. 16 D, Symp. 187 E.

2 Cf. 463 D. For the idea here Cf. Phaedo 68-69, What Plato Said, p. 527.

3 For the idea “at war with himself,” Cf. 440 B and E (στάσις), Phaedr. 237 D-E, and Aristot.Eth. Nic. 1099 a 12 f.

4 Cf. 397 E.

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