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[193e] are not tuned to the Dorian harmony: for our deeds do not accord with our words. By our deeds, most likely, the world might judge us to have our share of courage, but not by our words, I fancy, if they should hear the way we are talking now.

Laches
That is very true.

Socrates
Well now, does it seem right that we should be in such a condition?

Laches
Not by any means.

Socrates
Then do you mind if we accept our statement to a certain point?

Laches
To what point do you mean, and what statement?


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