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[193d]

Socrates
Now, we found before that foolish boldness and endurance are base and hurtful?

Laches
Quite so.

Socrates
But courage was admitted to be something noble.

Laches
Yes, it was.

Socrates
Whereas now, on the contrary, we say that this base thing—foolish endurance—is courage.

Laches
Apparently.

Socrates
Then do you think our statement is correct?

Laches
On my word, Socrates, not I.

Socrates
Hence I presume that, on your showing, you and I, Laches,


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