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[783d] thirdly of sexual excitement.

Clinias
We shall certainly remember the things you now bid us, Stranger.

Athenian
Very good. Let us now come to the nuptials, so as to instruct them how and in what manner they ought to produce children, and, if we fail to persuade them, to threaten them by certain laws.

Clinias
How?

Athenian
The bride and bridegroom must set their minds to produce for the State children of the greatest possible goodness and beauty.

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