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Against the Sophists
 But what is most ridiculous of all is that they distrust those from whom they are to get this money—they distrust, that is to say, the very men to whom they are about to deliver the science of just dealing—and they require that the fees advanced by their students be entrusted for safe keeping1 to those who have never been under their instruction, being well advised as to their security, but doing the opposite of what they preach.
1 For their security, they required that the fees charged to their students be deposited with third parties until the end of the discourse.