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Sample sentences for the GRE study word polity

polity can be used as a noun

1.Others will follow, others will outstrip me on the same lines and I hazard the guess that man will be ultimately known for a mere polity of multifarious, incongruous, and independent denizens. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
2.If one son of a king were a philosopher, and had obedient citizens, he might bring the ideal polity into being. - from The Republic by Plato
3.Well, then, we were led to form our ideal polity in the search after justice, and the just man answered to the just State. - from The Republic by Plato
4.Until, then, kings are philosophers, or philosophers are kings, cities will never cease from ill no, nor the human race nor will our ideal polity ever come into being. - from The Republic by Plato
5.For there is no trace in Greek history of a polity like the Spartan or Cretan passing into an oligarchy of wealth, or of the oligarchy of wealth passing into a democracy. - from The Republic by Plato
6.But, said I, one is enough let there be one man who has a city obedient to his will, and he might bring into existence the ideal polity about which the world is so incredulous. - from The Republic by Plato
7.Then let us now proceed to describe the inferior sort of natures, being the contentious and ambitious, who answer to the Spartan polity also the oligarchical, democratical, and tyrannical. - from The Republic by Plato

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