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And I myself went with Theaetetus as far as Erineum,1 so I also should not be sorry to take a rest. Come, let us go, and while we are resting, the boy shall read to us.

Very well.

Here is the book, Terpsion. Now this is the way I wrote the conversation: I did not represent Socrates relating it to me, as he did, but conversing with those with whom he told me he conversed. And he told me they were the geometrician Theodorus and Theaetetus. Now in order that

1 Erineum was between Eleusis and Athens, near the Cephissus. Apparently Eucleides had walked some thirty miles.

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