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BOOK VII

" Let us by all means," he replied, " first consider the state."
" The government which comes next in order, will, I believe, be oligarchy."
" What do you understand by oligarchy? "
" I mean a form of government based on a property qualification, where the rich have the power, in which the poor have no part."
" I understand," he replied.
" Must we not begin by explaining how the change from timocracy to oligarchy is made? "
" Yes."
" Well," I said, "doubtless even a blind man might discover how the transition from the one to the other comes about."
" How?"
" It is the treasury before mentioned " which private individuals fill with gold that works the ruin of timocracy. The first result of this accumulation is that the owners invent their own methods of expenditure, and wrest the laws to this end, themselves and their wives disregarding them."
" That is quite likely to happen."
" And then, I suppose, as they each in turn watched his neighbor with a jealous eye and became his rival in the pursuit of wealth, they transformed into lovers of money the great body of citizens to which they belonged."
" That too is quite likely."
" In the next place," I proceeded, "they make headway in heaping up wealth, and the more they

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