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[889a] what it is that the people in their camp really intend.

Clinias
By all means let us do so.

Athenian
It is evident, they assert, that the greatest and most beautiful things are the work of nature and of chance, and the lesser things that of art,—for art receives from nature the great and primary products as existing, and itself molds and shapes all the smaller ones, which we commonly call “artificial.”

Clinias
How do you mean?

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