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Yes, that is what you said.

And next it was most sufficiently proved that each of these two was insufficient.

Very true.

In this argument, then, both mind and pleasure were set aside; neither of them is the absolute good, since they are devoid of self-sufficiency, adequacy, and perfection?

Quite right.

And on the appearance of a third competitor, better than either of these, mind is now found to be ten thousand times more akin than pleasure to the victor.


Then, according to the judgement which has now been given by our discussion, the power of pleasure would be fifth.

So it seems.

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