[276c] and Euthydemus raised a cheer and a laugh, like a chorus at the signal of their director; and before the boy could fairly and fully recover his breath Dionysodorus took up the cudgels and said: Well now, Cleinias, whenever your writing-master dictated from memory, which of the boys learnt the piece recited, the wise or the foolish?The wise, said Cleinias.So it is the wise who learn, and not the foolish: hence the answer you gave just now to Euthydemus was a bad one.
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