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Do you consider that there is any truth in the ancient tales?Clinias
That the world of men has often been destroyed by floods, plagues, and many other things, in such a way that only a small portion of the human race has survived.Clinias
Everyone would regard such accounts as perfectly credible.Athenian
Come now, let us picture to ourselves one of the many catastrophes,—namely, that which occurred once upon a time through the Deluge.1Clinias
And what are we to imagine about it?
1 Deucalion's Flood: cp. Polit. 270 C.
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