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[144c] and in short the parts of existence are infinite.” “That is true.” “Its parts are the most numerous of all.” “Yes, they are the most numerous.” “Well, is there any one of them which is a part of existence, but is no part?” “How could that be?” “But if there is, it must, I imagine, so long as it is, be some one thing; it cannot be nothing.” “That is inevitable.” “Then unity is an attribute of every part of existence and is not wanting to a smaller or larger or any other part.” “True.”

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