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[149e] than of their skill in cutting the umbilical cord. Just consider. Do you think the knowledge of what soil is best for each plant or seed belongs to the same art as the tending and harvesting of the fruits of the earth, or to another?

Theaetetus
To the same art.

Socrates
And in the case of a woman, do you think, my friend, that there is one art for the sowing and another for the harvesting?

Theaetetus
It is not likely.


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