Corinth was a rich, but not a very enlightened state


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, 2018 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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