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[721a] first the starting-point of generation in States?

Clinias
Of course.

Athenian
Does not the starting-point of generation in all States lie in the union and partnership of marriage?1.

Clinias
Certainly.

Athenian
So it seems that, if the marriage laws were the first to be enacted, that would be the right course in every State.

Clinias
Most assuredly.

Athenian
Let us state the law in its simple form first: how will it run? Probably like this:—“A man shall marry when he is thirty years old

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