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Yes, and so do generals, my friend; but nevertheless, you could easily tell the chief of them, namely, that they bring about victory in war. Is that not the case?

Of course.

And farmers also, I think, accomplish many fine results; but still the chief result of their work is food from the land?


But how about the many fine results the gods accomplish? What is the chief result of their work?

I told you a while ago, Socrates,

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