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[294e] they think they must employ a rougher method and give a general rule which will be good for the physique of the majority.

Younger Socrates

And therefore they nowadays assign equal exercise to whole classes; they make them begin at the same time and stop at the same time, whether they run or wrestle or practise any other kind of bodily exercise.

Younger Socrates
That is true.

And so we must believe that the law-maker who is to watch over the herds and maintain justice and the obligation of contracts,

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