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Why, of course we must, if we are each to answer the other's actual question. Now it appears to me that by no means all endurance, as I conceive it, can appear to you to be courage. And my grounds for thinking so are these: I am almost certain, Laches, that you rank courage among the nobler qualities.

Nay, among the noblest, you may be quite certain.

And endurance joined with wisdom is noble and good?

Very much so.

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