[160e] He paused a little, and after a quite manly effort of self-examination: Well, I think, he said, that temperance makes men ashamed or bashful, and that temperance is the same as modesty.Well now, I asked, did you not admit a moment ago that temperance is honorable?Certainly I did, he said.And temperate men are also good?Yes.Well, can that be good which does not produce good men?No, indeed.And we conclude that it is not only honorable, but good also.
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