[202b] “‘Then do not compel what is not beautiful to be ugly,’ she said, ‘or what is not good to be bad. Likewise of Love, when you find yourself admitting that he is not good nor beautiful, do not therefore suppose he must be ugly and bad, but something betwixt the two.’“‘And what of the notion,’ I asked, ‘to which every one agrees, that he is a great god?’“‘Every one? People who do not know,’ she rejoined, ‘or those who know also?’“‘I mean everybody in the world.’
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