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[832d] The polity, however, for which we are now legislating has escaped both these causes; for not only does it enjoy a great amount of leisure,1 but the citizens also are free from one another's domination, and as a consequence of these laws of ours they will be the least likely of men to be money-lovers. Hence it is both natural and logical that of all existing polities this type alone should welcome the system above described, which combines military schooling with sport, when we have rightly completed that description.

Clinias
Very good.

Athenian
The next step, then, is to remind ourselves,

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