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[590a] and is not taking the golden bribe much more disastrously than Eriphyle1 did when she received the necklace as the price2 of her husband's life?” “Far more,” said Glaucon, “for I will answer you in his behalf.”

“And do you not think that the reason for the old objection to licentiousness is similarly because that sort of thing emancipates that dread,3 that huge and manifold beast overmuch?” “Obviously,” he said. “And do we not censure self-will4

1 Cf. Od. xi. 326, Frazer on Apollodorus iii. 6. 2 (Loeb). Stallbaum refers also to Pindar, Nem. ix. 37 ff, and Pausan. x. 29. 7.

2 For ἐπί in this sense cf. Thompson on Meno 90 D. Cf. Apol. 41 Aἐπὶ πόσῳ, Demosth. xlv. 66.

3 See Adam ad loc. on the asyndeton.

4 αὐθάδεια: Cf. 548 E.

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