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[14] And to so perfect a state of happiness have the Egyptians come that with respect to the excellence and fertility of their land and the extent of their plains they reap the fruits of a continent, and as regards the disposition of their superfluous products and the importation of what they lack, the river's possibilities are such that they inhabit an island1; for the Nile, encircling the land and flowing through its whole extent, has given them abundant means for both.

1 A reference to the Delta, enclosed and watered by the branches of the Nile.

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