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[265b]

Younger Socrates
Then I choose both in turn.

Stranger
That is easy enough, since we have but a short distance to go. At the beginning, certainly, or middle of our journey it would have been hard to comply with your demand. But now, since this is your wish, let us go first by the longer way, for we are fresher now and shall get along on it more easily. So attend to the division.

Younger Socrates
Go on.

Stranger
The tame walking animals which live in herds are divided by nature into two classes.

Younger Socrates
How by nature?

Stranger
Because one class is naturally without horns, and the other has horns.


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