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[9b] the gods surely believe that this conduct is right; and if you show it to my satisfaction, I will glorify your wisdom as long as I live.

But perhaps this is no small task, Socrates; though I could show you quite clearly.

I understand; it is because you think I am slower to understand than the judges; since it is plain that you will show them that such acts are wrong and that all the gods hate them.

Quite clearly, Socrates; that is, if they listen to me.

They will listen, if they find that you are a good speaker.

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