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[114c] and many together, about things that he knows, just as the schoolmaster, I suppose, persuades either one or many about letters?

Alcibiades
Yes.

Socrates
And again, will not the same man persuade either one or many about number?

Alcibiades
Yes.

Socrates
And this will be the man who knows—the arithmetician?

Alcibiades
Quite so.

Socrates
And you too can persuade a single man about things of which you can persuade many?

Alcibiades
Presumably.

Socrates
And these are clearly things that you know.

Alcibiades
Yes.

Socrates
And the only difference between the orator


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