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[848b] It is plain, to begin with, that our division is in one way equal, in another, unequal.

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Of each of these products of the soil, necessarily some parts are worse and some better.

Of course.

In respect of this, no one of the three shares shall have an undue advantage,—neither that given to the masters, nor that of the slaves, nor that of the foreigners,—but the distribution shall assign to all the same equality of similarity.

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