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Clinias
That is true; but I should be surprised if we succeeded in discovering in it any benefit.

Athenian
That is precisely the point which we must at once try to make plain. Tell me now: can we discern two kinds of fear, of which the one is nearly the opposite of the other?

Clinias
What kinds do you mean?

Athenian
These: when we expect evils to occur, we fear them.

Clinias
Yes.

Athenian
And often we fear reputation, when we think we shall gain a bad repute for doing or saying something base;

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