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[488d] of the better and the superior the same? This is just what I bid you declare in definite terms—whether the superior and the better and the stronger are the same or different.

Well, I tell you plainly, they are all the same.

Now, are the many superior by nature to the one? I mean those who make the laws to keep a check on the one, as you were saying yourself just now.

Of course.

Then the ordinances of the many are those of the superior.


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