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[591d] but he will always be found attuning the harmonies of his body for the sake of the concord in his soul.1” “By all means,” he replied, “if he is to be a true musician.2” “And will he not deal likewise with the ordering and harmonizing of his possessions? He will not let himself be dazzled3 by the felicitations of the multitude and pile up the mass4 of his wealth without measure,5 involving himself in measureless ills.” “No, I think not,” he said.

1 Cf. What Plato Said, p. 485, on Laches 188 D.

2 Cf. Phaedo 61 A.

3 Cf. p. 355, note d, on 576 D.

4 ὄγκον: cf. Horace's use of acervus,Shorey on Odes ii. 2. 24.

5 Cf. Vol. I. p. 163, note g, Newman i. p. 136. For the evils of wealth Cf. Laws 831 C ff., 870 B-C, Rep. 434 B, 550 D ff., etc.

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