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Which one of the following is correct?

Soundness in body is abundance in itself

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Soundness in the body is abundance in itself

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Why do you think either is incorrect? –  Matt Эллен May 18 '12 at 9:12
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They are both correct, but the usual expression is soundness of body.

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For some reason, you normally see the article omitted when speaking of soundness of mind, but you might see it inserted when speaking of soundness of (the) body. Not sure why this is, but that seems to be the way it is:

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