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[114b] what is expedient for the Athenians: but why have you not made it clear whether the just and the expedient are the same or different? If you like, question me as I did you, or if you prefer, argue out the matter in your own way.

Alcibiades
But I am not sure I should be able, Socrates, to set it forth to you.

Socrates
Well, my good sir, imagine I am the people in Assembly; even there, you know, you will have to persuade each man singly, will you not?

Alcibiades
Yes.

Socrates
And the same man may well persuade one person singly,


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