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[282c] for the art of division in wool and threads, exercised in one way with the rod and in another with the hands, has all the names just mentioned.

Younger Socrates
Yes, certainly.

Stranger
Then let us again take up something which is at once a part of the arts of composition and of wool-working. Let us put aside all that belongs to division, making two parts of wool-working, by applying the principles of division and of composition.

Younger Socrates
Let us make that distinction.

Stranger
The part which belongs at once to composition and to wool-working,


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