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[265e]

Stranger
Why, I mean that horses and asses can breed from each other.

Younger Socrates
Oh yes.

Stranger
But the rest of the herd of hornless tame animals cannot cross the breed.

Younger Socrates
That is true, of course.

Stranger
Well then, does the statesman appear to have charge of a kind that mixes or of one that does not mix the breed?

Younger Socrates
Evidently of one that is unmixed.

Stranger
So I suppose we must proceed as we have done heretofore and divide this into two parts.

Younger Socrates
Yes, we must.


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