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[569a] and that it did not beget and establish him in order that, when he had grown great, it, in servitude to its own slaves, should feed him and the slaves together with a nondescript rabble of aliens, but in order that, with him for protector, it might be liberated from the rule of the rich and the so-called ‘better classes,’1 and that it now bids him and his crew depart from the city as a father expels2 from his house a son together with troublesome revellers?” “The demos, by Zeus,” he said, “will then learn to its cost3

1 For καλῶν κἀγαθῶν cf. Aristoph.Knights 185, and Blaydes on 735. See also on 489 E, p. 27, note d.

2 Cf. Blaydes on Aristoph.Clouds 123.

3 For the threatening γνώσεται cf. 362 A, 466 C, Il. xviii. 270 and 125, Theocr. xxvi. 19τάχα γνώσῃ, and Lucian, Timon 33εἴσεται.

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