there are to be
found in other cities rulers and the people as in it, are there
not?” “There are.” “Will not all
these address one another as fellow-citizens?” “Of
course.” “But in addition to citizens, what does the
people in other states call its rulers.” “In most
cities, masters. In democratic cities, just this, rulers.”
“But what of the people in our city. In addition to citizens,
Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vols. 5 & 6 translated by Paul Shorey. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1969.
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