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"Eleven of his 40 plays survive virtually complete. ...
[Aristophanes] second play, The Babylonians (now lost), was denounced by the demagogue Cleon as a slander against the Athenian polis."
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People among us, and I don't mean the polis,
Remember this — I don't mean the polis -
But wicked little men of a counterfeit kind....