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[254b] of the soul of the multitude are not strong enough to endure the sight of the divine.

This also seems no less true than what you said about the sophist.

Now we will make more accurate investigations about the philosopher hereafter, if we still care to do so; but as to the sophist, it is clear that we must not relax our efforts until we have a satisfactory view of him.

You are right.

Since, therefore, we are agreed that some of the classes will mingle with one another, and others will not, and some will mingle with few and others with many, and that

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