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[268b] to people, so as to make them warm or, if I wish, cold, and I can make them vomit, if I like, or can make their bowels move, and all that sort of thing; and because of this knowledge I claim that I am a physician and can make any other man a physician, to whom I impart the knowledge of these things”; what do you think they would say?

They would ask him, of course, whether he knew also whom he ought to cause to do these things, and when, and how much.

If then he should say: “No, not at all; but I think that he who has learned these things from me will be able to do by himself the things you ask about?”

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