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[888d] and making enquiries not only from all other men, but especially from the lawgiver; and in the meantime do not dare to be guilty of any impiety in respect of the gods. For it must be the endeavor of him who is legislating for you both now and hereafter to instruct you in the truth of these matters.

Our statement thus far, Stranger, is most excellent.

Very true, O Megillus and Clinias; but we have plunged unawares into a wondrous argument.

What is it you mean?

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