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[16] But seeing you thus resolved and enthusiastic, I propose that the register of the twelve hundred1 should be filled up and enlarged to two thousand by the addition of eight hundred names; for if you fix on that number, I believe that you will get your twelve hundred persons, after striking out wards, orphans, settlers in colonies, joint holders of estates, and anyone otherwise ineligible.

1 The wealthiest citizens (συντελεῖς).

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