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“The first ascent; but when the crest is won,
'Tis easy travelling, albeit 'twas hard.

Hes. WD 287 ff.

The poet speaks nobly, I should say.

He certainly does. Now I wish to put before you what I take to be the result of the foregoing argument.

Do so.

Let us address the lawgiver and say: “Tell us, O lawgiver: if you knew what we ought

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