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[240a] He will feign ignorance of mirrors and water and of sight altogether, and will question you only about that which is deduced from your words.

What is that?

That which exists throughout all these things which you say are many but which you saw fit to call by one name, when you said “image” of them all, as if they were all one thing. So speak and defend yourself. Do not give way to the man at all.

Why, Stranger, what can we say an image is, except another such thing fashioned in the likeness of the true one?

Do you mean another such true one, or

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