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Which shall we select?

Let us first, if agreeable to you, consider whiteness.

By all means.

How can we have purity in whiteness, and what purity? Is it the greatest and most widespread, or the most unmixed, that in which there is no trace of any other color?

Clearly it is the most unadulterated.

Right. Shall we not, then, Protarchus, declare that this, and not the most numerous or the greatest,

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