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[293c] Now you, he said, know something?

I do.

Then you are knowing, if you really know?

Certainly, in just that something.

That makes no difference; you are not under a necessity of knowing everything, if you are knowing?

No, to be sure, I replied; for there are many other things which I do not know.

Then if you do not know something, you are not knowing?

Not in that thing, my dear sir, I replied.

Are you therefore any the less unknowing? Just now you said you were knowing;

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