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[275a] and he was a god, not a man, besides. That was a very great error. Then when we declared that he was ruler of the whole state, but did not fully tell in what manner he ruled, what we said was true, though it was not complete nor clear, and therefore our error was less in this case than in the other.

Younger Socrates
True.

Stranger
Apparently, then, we must expect a complete description of the statesman only when we have defined the manner of his rule over the state.

Younger Socrates
Very good.


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