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[710b] that, when isolated from the numerous so-called “goods,” it was of no account. You understand, of course, what I mean.


Let our monarch, then, possess this natural quality in addition to the other qualities mentioned, if the State is to acquire in the quickest and best way possible the constitution it needs for the happiest kind of life. For there does not exist, nor could there ever arise, a quicker and better form of constitution than this.

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