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[161b] but you do not understand what is going on: none of the arguments comes from me, but always from him who is talking with me. I myself know nothing, except just a little, enough to extract an argument from another man who is wise and to receive it fairly. And now I will try to extract this thought from Theaetetus, but not to say anything myself.

That is the better way, Socrates; do as you say.

Do you know, then, Theodorus, what amazes me in your friend Protagoras?

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