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[332b] Then is it by temperance that they are temperate?


Now those who do not behave rightly behave foolishly, and are not temperate in so behaving?

I agree, he said.

And behaving foolishly is the opposite to behaving temperately?

Yes, he said.

Now foolish behavior is due to folly, and temperate behavior to temperance?

He assented.

And whatever is done by strength is done strongly, and whatever by weakness, weakly?

He agreed.

And whatever with swiftness, swiftly, and whatever with slowness, slowly ?

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