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So now in property, body, and soul, these three, you have mentioned three vices—poverty, disease, and injustice?


Then which of these vices is the foulest? Is it not injustice—in short, the vice of the soul?

Far the foulest.

And if foulest, then also most evil?

How do you mean, Socrates?

Just this: the foulest is foulest in each case because it produces the greatest pain or harm or both; this follows from our previous admissions.

Quite so.

And foulest of all, we have just agreed, is injustice and,

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