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[579d] to pass his days in contention and strife with other persons?” “Your analogy is most apt and true,1 Socrates,” he said. “Is not that then, dear Glaucon,” said I, “a most unhappy experience in every way? And is not the tyrant's life still worse than that which was judged by you to be the worst?” “Precisely so,” he said. “Then it is the truth, though some may deny it,2 that the real tyrant is really enslaved

1 Cf. Soph. 252 Cὅμοιόν τε καὶ ἀληθές.

2 Cf. on 576 C, p. 354, note b.

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