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[206a]

Socrates
But would you not rather accept the opposite belief, judging by your own experience when you were learning to read?

Theaetetus
What experience?

Socrates
In learning, you were merely constantly trying to distinguish between the letters both by sight and by hearing, keeping each of them distinct from the rest, that you might not be disturbed by their sequence when they were spoken or written.

Theaetetus
That is very true.

Socrates
And in the music school was not perfect attainment


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