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touching the barbarians they are strangers and foreigners."
" Admirable," he said.
" Thus when Greeks and barbarians fight against each other, we shall say that they are natural enemies, and this hostility we must call war; but whenever Greeks do anything of the kind to Greeks, we shall say they are by nature friends, and that Greece is then in a morbid condition and vexed with feuds, and such hostility we must call civil discord."
" I quite agree," he replied, "with this view."
" Observe then," I continued, "that in what, under present conditions, is admitted to be sedition, wherever such a state of affairs comes about, and a city is divided against itself, if the citizens of one faction lay waste the fields and burn the houses belonging to the other, the strife is thought to be execrable, and the men of neither party seem to be lovers of their country ; for otherwise they would never dare to rend and mangle their own nurse and mother; in fine, the victors, we believe, should be satisfied with carrying off the crops of the vanquished, and should take it for granted that some day they will come to terms, and will not carry on war forever."
" Yes," he said, "that sentiment is far more humane than the other."
" But what now?" I asked. "Will not the city you are founding be a Hellenic city?"
" It must be so," he replied.
" Then will not its citizens be virtuous and humane?"
" Yes, indeed, they will."

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