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[310c] whose chief care is the family, in case their conduct is not what it should be.

Younger Socrates
Yes; very likely.

Stranger
The fact is, they act on no right theory at all; they seek their ease for the moment; welcoming gladly those who are like themselves, and finding those who are unlike them unendurable, they give the greatest weight to their feeling of dislike.

Younger Socrates
How so?

Stranger
The decorous people seek for characters like their own; so far as they can they marry wives of that sort and in turn give their daughters in marriage to men of that sort;


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