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[56c] and an ingenious instrument called a vice.

Certainly, Socrates; you are right.

Let us, then, divide the arts, as they are called, into two kinds, those which resemble music, and have less accuracy in their works, and those which, like building, are more exact.


And of these the most exact are the arts which I just now mentioned first.

I think you mean arithmetic and the other arts you mentioned with it just now.

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