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BOOK IV

CHAPTERIII.
" This then," I remarked, "will be the best limit for our magistrates, in determining howw large in size they ought to make the State, and how much territory they should mark off for the State as it expands, leaving the rest untouched."
" What is the limit?" he asked.
" In my opinion," I answered, "it is this: So far as the State may grow and still continue to preserve its unity, up to this point it may be permitted to expand, but no farther."
" Quite right," he said.
" Then again a new order we shall impose upon our guardians, to see to it with all vigilance that the State shall be neither small nor large in appearance, but that it shall continue one and of adequate extent."
" And surely," said he, "we shall be committing to them a matter of slight importance."
" And still more trivial than the present instance," I said, "is the one we mentioned before,(8) when we maintained that if a degenerate shall be born of noble parents he must be degraded, but if a child of the lower classes is found to be worthy, he must be advanced to the rank of the guardians. By this it was meant to show that, as regards the other citizens also, each individual should be set to that particular task for which nature designed him, in order that every man, following his own occupation, might become one, and not many, and thus the whole State grow to be one, and not many."

8. Book III, p180-182.

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