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[266b] but divine, which it held up to view and praised as the author of our greatest blessings.

Very true.

Now I myself, Phaedrus, am a lover of these processes of division and bringing together, as aids to speech and thought; and if I think any other man is able to see things that can naturally be collected into one and divided into many, him I follow after and

“walk in his footsteps as if he were a god.

Home. Od. 5.193
δ᾽ ἔπειτα μετ᾽ ἴχνια βαῖνε θεοῖο, and he walked in the footsteps of the god. And whether the name I give to those who can do this is right or wrong, God knows,

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