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[586e] if for everything that which is best may be said to be most its ‘own’1?” “But indeed,” he said, “it is most truly its very own.” “Then when the entire soul accepts the guidance of the wisdom-loving part and is not filled with inner dissension,2 the result for each part is that it in all other respects keeps to its own task3 and is just, and likewise that each enjoys its own proper pleasures and the best pleasures and,

1 Cf. What Plato Said, p. 491, on Lysis 221 E.

2 Cf. 352 A, 440 B and E, 442 D, 560 A, Phaedr. 237 E.

3 Cf. What Plato Said, p. 480 on Charm. 161 B.

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