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First it binds the eternal part of their souls with a divine bond, to which that part is akin, and after the divine it binds the animal part of them with human bonds.

Younger Socrates
Again I ask What do you mean?

I mean that really true and assured opinion about honor, justice, goodness and their opposites is divine, and when it arises in menÕs souls, it arises in a godlike race.

Younger Socrates
That would be fitting, at any rate.

Do we not know, then, that the statesman and good lawgiver

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