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[15a] since we have nothing good which they do not give. But what advantage do they derive from what they get from us? Or have we so much the better of them in our bartering that we get all good things from them and they nothing from us?

Why you don't suppose, Socrates, that the gods gain any advantage from what they get from us, do you?

Well then, what would those gifts of ours to the gods be?

What else than honor and praise, and, as I said before, gratitude?

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