This text is part of:
Search the Perseus Catalog for:
Table of Contents:
[350e] but if I were to attempt to state it, I know very well that you would say that I was delivering a harangue.1 Either then allow me to speak at such length as I desire,2 or, if you prefer to ask questions, go on questioning and I, as we do for old wives3 telling their tales, will say 'Very good' and will nod assent and dissent.” “No, no,” said I, “not counter to your own belief.” “Yes, to please you,” he said, “since you don't allow me freedom of speech. And yet what more do you want?” “Nothing, indeed,” said I; “but if this is what you propose to do, do it and I will ask the questions.” “Ask on, then.” “This, then, is the question I ask, the same as before, so that our inquiry may proceed in sequence.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.