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[587b] “And least so the royal and orderly?” “Yes.” “Then the tyrant's place, I think, will be fixed at the furthest remove1 from true and proper pleasure, and the king's at the least.” “Necessarily.” “Then the tyrant's life will be least pleasurable and the king's most.” “There is every necessity of that.” “Do you know, then,” said I, “how much less pleasurably the tyrant lives than the king?” “I’ll know if you tell me,2” he said. “There being as it appears three pleasures, one genuine and two spurious,

1 Cf. Polit. 257 Bἀφεστᾶσιν

2 Cf. Vil. I. p. 282, note a, on 408 D and p. 344, note b, on 573 D.

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