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[15c] not those others, which cause the utmost perplexity, if ill solved, and are, if well solved, of the greatest assistance.

Then is it now, Socrates, our first duty to thresh this matter out?

Yes, that is what I should say.

You may assume, then, that we are all willing to agree with you about that; and perhaps it is best not to ask Philebus any questions; let sleeping dogs lie.

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