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[782a] and will never have an end, but always was and always will be, or else it must have been in existence an incalculable length of time from the date when it first began.


Well then, do we not suppose that all the world over and in all sorts of ways there have been risings and fallings of States, and institutions of every variety of order and disorder, and appetites for food—both meats and drinks—of every kind, and all sorts of variations in the seasons, during which it is probable that the animals underwent

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