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[201b] satisfactorily to teach the judges the truth about what happened to people who have been robbed of their money or have suffered other acts of violence, when there were no eyewitnesses?

Theaetetus
I certainly do not think so; but I think they can persuade them.

Socrates
And persuading them is making them have an opinion, is it not?

Theaetetus
Of course.

Socrates
Then when judges are justly persuaded about matters which one can know only by having seen them and in no other way, in such a case, judging of them from hearsay, having acquired a true opinion of them,


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