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BOOK IV

"Well, what else would you have?" he said.
" You ought," I replied, "to speak of the other StLtes in more impressive language; for each of them is not one city, but many cities, as they say in the game." Indeed every State, in any event, is divided into two, at war with one another, the city of the poor, and the city of the rich ; and again these two are divided into very many other cities; and you will make an utter failure if you treat them as one State; but if you deal with them as many, and give to one class of citizens the property, the power, or even the persons of the others, you will have many allies and few enemies. And as long as your State is wisely governed in accordance with the principles just now established, it will be the greatest, I do not say in reputation, but greatest in reality, even though
it number only a thousand defenders.' For you will not easily find a single State to be compared with it either among Greeks or barbarians, although you will find many that appear greater by far than one of such a size. Do you hold a
different opinion?"
" Indeed I do not," he answered.

6. There is, according to the commentaries, a reference
here to a game called "Cities," played with counters; but the exact nature of the game is not known.
7. A city with a thousand fighting men (Plato's ideal number) is frequently mentioned in Greek political history. Compare Grote, Plato, vol. 3, p. 206, note.

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