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" And rightly," he replied, " we shall say that the Muses are answering us."
" Doubtless," I said, " of necessity they will thus speak, since they are Muses."
" What now," he asked, " do they tell us next? "
" That after discord had shown itself," said I, " the two races, each after their kind, pulled in contrary directions, the iron and the brass towards money-making and the acquisition of land and houses and of gold and silver coin; whereas, the other two, the gold and silver races, inasmuch as they were not poor, but endowed with the riches of the soul, inclined toward virtue and the ancient condition of the human race. When they resorted to force and violence against one another, at last they reached an agreement to distribute among themselves and appropriate first the land and houses, and next those who were formerly guarded by them as freemen, friends and as wards supplying maintenance; and then subduing their neighbors and holding them as menials, they occupied themselves with war and with keeping watch and ward over their subjects."
" This radical change," he said, " is, I think, the natural outcome of the causes you have named."
" Well, then," I proceeded, " will not the state where such an order of things prevails, occupy an intermediate place between aristocracy and oligarchy ? "
" It certainly will."

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