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[267e]

Stranger
Let us, then, observe the point of difference between kings and all other herdsmen.

Younger Socrates
What point of difference?

Stranger
Let us see whether anyone who is designated by the name of another art says and claims that he is fellow manager of the herd in common with any of the other kinds of herdsmen.

Younger Socrates
What do you mean?

Stranger
For instance, merchants, husbandmen, and all who prepare grain for use, and also gymnastic trainers and physicians would certainly all dispute with the herdsmen of humanity, whom we have called statesmen,


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