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[195d] but in the combination of perception with thought?” I shall say “yes,” I suppose, and put on airs, as if we had made a fine discovery.

It seems to me, Socrates, that the result we have now brought out is not half bad.

“Do you go on and assert, then,” he will say, “that we never could imagine that the man whom we merely think of, but do not see, is a horse which also we do not see or touch or perceive by any other sense, but merely think of?” I suppose I shall say that I do make that assertion.

Yes, and you will be right.

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