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[391c] from whom your brother Callias got his reputation for wisdom by paying them a good deal of money. But since you have not the control of your inheritance, you ought to beg and beseech your brother to teach you the correctness which he learned of Protagoras about such matters.

It would be an absurd request for me, Socrates, if I, who reject the Truth1 of Protagoras altogether, should desire what is said in such a Truth, as if it were of any value.

Then if you do not like that,

1 Truth was the title of a book written by Protagoras.

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