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[132e] the same idea as its like?”

“It must.”

“That by participation in which like things are made like, will be the absolute idea, will it not?”


“Then it is impossible that anything be like the idea, or the idea like anything; for if they are alike, some further idea, in addition to the first, will always appear, and if that is like anything, still another,

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