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“Does not the exact imitation of the feelings that affect bodies in action also produce a sense of satisfaction in the spectator?”

“Oh yes, presumably.”

“Then must not the threatening look in the eyes of fighters be accurately represented, and the triumphant expression on the face of conquerors be imitated?”

“Most certainly.”

“It follows, then, that the sculptor must represent in his figures the activities of the soul.”

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