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[603d] of one mind with himself, or just as in the domain of sight there was faction and strife and he held within himself contrary opinions at the same time about the same things,1 so also in our actions there is division and strife2 of the man with himself? But I recall that there is no need now of our seeking agreement on this point, for in our former discussion3 we were sufficiently agreed that our soul at any one moment teems with countless such self-contradictions.” “Rightly,” he said. “Yes, rightly,” said I; “but what we then omitted4 must now, I think,

1 See What Plato Said, p. 505, on Gorg. 482 A-B.

2 Cf. 554 D, and p. 394, note e, on 586 E.

3 439 B ff.

4 Plato sometimes pretends to remedy an omission or to correct himself by an afterthought. So in Book V. 449 B-C ff., and Tim. 65 C.

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