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[276c] and ruling all mankind.

Younger Socrates
You are right.

Stranger
And after all this, Socrates, do we see that another great error was committed at the very end?

Younger Socrates
What was it?

Stranger
Why, it was this: No matter how strong our belief that there was an art of feeding the biped herd, we ought not to have called it kingship and statecraft on the spot, as if it were all quite settled.

Younger Socrates
What ought we to have done, then?

Stranger
In the first place, as we said, we ought to have remodelled the name,


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