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[267c] But the only possible further subdivision of this is the art of herding human beings, and this is at last what we are looking for, the single art called both kingly and statesmanlike.

Younger Socrates
That is perfectly true.

Stranger
And yet, Socrates, have we truly accomplished this, exactly as you have said?

Younger Socrates
Accomplished what?

Stranger
The perfectly satisfactory discussion of our subject. Or is our investigation incomplete in just this detail, that we have given a definition after a fashion,


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