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How now, friend Alcibiades? Have you overlooked your own ignorance of this matter, or have I overlooked1 your learning it and taking lessons of a master who taught you to distinguish the more just and the more unjust? And who is he? Inform me in my turn, in order that you may introduce me to him as another pupil.

You are joking, Socrates.

No, I swear by our common God of Friendship, whose name

1 Cf. above, Plat. Alc.1 106e.

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