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[2] he first divided the whole body into ten tribes instead of the existing four, wishing to mix them up, in order that more might take part in the government1; from which arose the saying, 'Don't draw distinctions between tribes,' addressed to those who want to inquire into people's clans.

1 Less incompletely stated in Aristot. Pol. 275b 37ff. Members of the same class might now belong to different tribes; and a number of new citizens were enrolled (see Aristot. Ath. Pol. 4), free-born aliens and emancipated slaves, who were not members of clans.

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