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“Well, now, will not a desire for food naturally arise in both at certain times?”

“Yes, naturally.”

“Now which of the two should we train in the habit of transacting urgent business before he satisfies his hunger?”

“The one who is being trained to rule, undoubtedly; else State business might be neglected during his tenure.”

“And must not the same one be given power to resist thirst when both want to drink?”


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