[298c] is he my father only, or everybody else's too?Everybody else's too, he replied; or do you suppose that the same man, being a father, can be no father?I did suppose so, said Ctesippus.Well, said the other, and that a thing being gold could be not gold? Or being a man, not man?Perhaps, Euthydemus, said Ctesippus, you are knotting flax with cotton,1 as they say: for it is a strange result that you state, if your father is father of all.He is, though, was the reply.Of all men, do you mean? asked Ctesippus, or of horses too,
This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.