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[156b] “Inevitably.” “And being one and many and being generated and destroyed, when it becomes one its existence as many is destroyed, and when it becomes many its existence as one is destroyed, is it not?” “Certainly.” “And in becoming one and many, must it not be separated and combined?” “Inevitably.” “And when it becomes like and unlike, it must be assimilated and dissimilated?” “Yes.” “And when it becomes greater and smaller and equal, it must be increased and diminished and equalized?”

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