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[752e] for you to choose your Law-wardens first with the utmost care.

What means can we find for this, or what rule?

This: I assert, O ye sons of Crete, that, since the Cnosians take precedence over most of the Cretan cities, they should combine with those who have come into this community to select thirty-seven persons in all from their own number and the community—nineteen from the latter body, and the rest from Cnosus itself;

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