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[264b] for that has already brought upon us the proverbial penalty.

Younger Socrates
What penalty?

The penalty of having made less speed, because we made too much haste and did not make our division right.

Younger Socrates
And it was a good thing for us, Stranger

I do not deny it. So let us begin again and try to divide the art of tending animals in common; for perhaps the information you desire so much will come to you in the ordinary course of our conversation better than by other means. Tell me—

Younger Socrates

Whether, as I suppose, you have often heard people speak of this,—

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