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[145b] “Then the one, it appears, will have a beginning, a middle, and an end.” “It will.” “But surely the middle is equally distant from the extremes for otherwise it would not be a middle.” “No.” “And the one, apparently, being of such a nature, will partake of some shape, whether straight or round or a mixture of the two.” “Yes, it will.”

“This being the case, will not the one be in itself and in other?” “How is that?” “Each of the parts doubtless is in the whole and none is outside of the whole.” “True.” “And all the parts are included in the whole ?”


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