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But what of it when joined with folly? Is it not, on the contrary, hurtful and mischievous?


And can you say that such a thing is noble, when it is both mischievous and hurtful?

Not with any justice, Socrates.

Then you will not admit that such an endurance is courage, seeing that it is not noble, whereas courage is a noble quality.

That is true.

So, by your account, wise endurance will be courage.


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