If, Socrates, we are to be guided at all by the analogy of the preceding instances, then justice is the art which gives good
to friends and evil to enemies.
SOCRATES: Seeing then that men become good
and useful to states, not only because they have knowledge, but because they have right opinion, and that neither knowledge nor right opinion is given to man by nature or acquired by him--(do you imagine either of them to be given by nature?
But if we allow, that the virtues of a good
man and a good
magistrate may be the same, and a citizen is one who obeys the magistrate, it follows that the virtue of the one cannot in general be the same as the virtue of the other, although it may be true of some particular citizen; for the virtue of the magistrate must be different from the virtue of the citizen.
"What is the good
of eating?" answered Good
; "the sooner we die and get it over the better."
I would far rather go twenty miles with a good
considerate driver than I would go ten with some of these; it would take less out of me.
"Now," quoth Robin, "will I go too, for fain would I draw a string for the bright eyes of my lass and a butt of good
October brewing." So up he got and took his good
stout yew bow and a score or more of broad clothyard arrows, and started off from Locksley Town through Sherwood Forest to Nottingham.
But even if we assume that fifty years ago Alexander I was mistaken in his view of what was good
for the people, we must inevitably assume that the historian who judges Alexander will also after the lapse of some time turn out to be mistaken in his view of what is good
At night one goes to bed, and next morning, the good
times begin all over again.
And as, happily, the actors have tried to perform it in the simple fashion in which it must have been done long ago, we can get from it a very good
idea of the plays which pleased our forefathers.
Peace with God and thy neighbour: so desireth good
"It will pleasure me hugely to take a braggart down a notch, an some good
man will lend me a stout quarter-staff."
day, Gretel.' 'Good
day, Hans, What good
thing do you bring?' 'I bring nothing, but would have something given.' Gretel presents Hans with a calf.