thrice removed

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  • And now tell me, I conjure you, has not imitation been shown by us to be concerned with that which is thrice removed from the truth? Cited from The Republic by Plato, Tr. by Benjamin Jowett
  • And the tragic poet is an imitator, and therefore, like all other imitators, he is thrice removed from the king and from the truth? Cited from The Republic by Plato, Tr. by Benjamin Jowett
  • And if there is truth in what has preceded, he will be wedded to an image of pleasure which is thrice removed as to truth from the pleasure of the oligarch? Cited from The Republic by Plato, Tr. by Benjamin Jowett
  • Poetry is discovered to be an imitation thrice removed from the truth, and Homer, as well as the dramatic poets, having been condemned as an imitator, is sent into banishment along with them. Cited from The Republic by Plato, Tr. by Benjamin Jowett