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Corinth was a rich, but not a very enlightened state

OR

Corinth was a rich, but not very enlightened state.

Which one should I use? Thanks in advance.

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    You can use either. It's a matter of style or preference. – Dan Bron Dec 23 '18 at 17:32
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In this case, including another indefinite article is altogether a matter of your personal style. You can repeat the article if you want to emphasize, for example, the individual parts of a list.

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