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[430e] which must be always correctly assigned.

What do you mean? What difference is there between the two? Can I not step up to a man and say to him, “This is your portrait,” and show him perhaps his own likeness or, perhaps, that of a woman? And by “show” I mean bring before the sense of sight.


Well, then, can I not step up to the same man again and say, “This is your name”? A name is an imitation, just as a picture is.

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