Plato does not seem to be aware that espionage can only have a negative effect.
I am neither ashamed of the 'espionage,' nor should I be averse to the marriage.
The world was at peace, and there was no incentive to espionage as there had been in pre-war days.
I will not, as now, be watched and suspected, and be under a state of espionage!
It is "a system of espionage" that ...