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[434e] And we agreed that this larger thing is the city, and so we constructed the best city in our power, well knowing that in the good1 city it would of course be found. What, then, we thought we saw there we must refer back to the individual and, if it is confirmed, all will be well. But if something different manifests itself in the individual, we will return again

1 ἔν γε τῇ ἀγαθῇ: cf. on 427 E, and for the force of γε cf. 379 B, 403 E.

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