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[50c] “The state wronged me and did not judge the case rightly”? Shall we say that, or what?

That is what we shall say, by Zeus, Socrates.

What then if the laws should say, “Socrates, is this the agreement you made with us, or did you agree to abide by the verdicts pronounced by the state?” Now if I were surprised by what they said, perhaps they would continue, “Don't be surprised at what we say, Socrates, but answer, since you are in the habit of employing the method of question and answer. Come,

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