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BOOK IX

"In what shall this consist?"
" In examining each one of those persons who, as wealthy citizens, own many slaves. For these have this in common with tyrants, that they are rulers over many, the only difference being that the tyrant has more slaves."
" He surely has."
" And now are you aware that these people feel quite secure and have no fear of their slaves? "
" Why, then, should they fear them?"
" Of course they have nothing to fear," I replied, " but do you see the reason?"
" Yes, because the whole state lends its support to each one of these citizens."
" Quite true," I said. " But suppose some deity were to take a man who possesses fifty slaves, or even more, and carry him out of the city together with his family, his property and slaves, and set him down in a desert place where there would not be a single freeman to come to his assistance, do you not think that he would be in constant dread lest he and his wife and children should perish at the hands of his slaves?"
" Yes," he said, "he would suffer the extremity of fear."
" Would he not perchance be compelled to pay court to some of his slaves, and make them many promises, and emancipate them for no just reason, and thus become the flatterer of his own servants ? "
" His necessity to do so would be great," he said, " unless he wished to die."

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