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[159c] however, among the honorable things?

To be sure, he said.

Well, which is most honorable at the writing master's, to write the same sort of letters quickly or quietly?


And in reading, to do it quickly or slowly?


And so, in the same way, to play the lyre quickly, or to wrestle nimbly, is far more honorable than to do it quietly and slowly?


And what of boxing, alone or combined with wrestling? Is it not the same there too?

To be sure.

And in running and leaping and all activities

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