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[110d] as the common property of all; and from the rest of the citizens they claimed to receive nothing beyond a sufficiency of sustenance; and they practised all those pursuits which were mentioned yesterday,1 in the description of our proposed “Guardians.” Moreover, what was related2 about our country was plausible and true, namely, that, in the first place, it had its boundaries at that time marked off by the Isthmus, and on the inland side reaching to the heights of Cithaeron and Parnes;


1 Cf. Rep. 376 C ff.; Tim. 17 D ff.

2 i.e., by the Egyptians.

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