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[36c] and thought the pain simply was twofold?

Very true, Socrates.

Let us make use of our examination of those affections for a particular purpose.

For what purpose?

Shall we say that those pleasures and pains are true or false, or that some are true and others not so?

But, Socrates, how can there be false pleasures or pains?

But, Protarchus, how can there be true and false fears, or true and false expectations, or true and false opinions?

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