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[424a]

Hermogenes
Certainly.

Socrates
And what will you call him who can do this, as you called the others musician and painter? What will you call this man?

Hermogenes
I think, Socrates, he is what we have been looking for all along, the name-maker.

Socrates
If that is the case, is it our next duty to consider whether in these names about which you were asking—flow, motion, and restraint—the namemaker grasps with his letters and syllables the reality


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