[300c] how on the other hand there may be a silence of speaking. (It struck me that Ctesippus was specially excited on account of his young friend's presence.)When you are silent, said Euthydemus, are you not making a silence of all things?Yes, he replied.Then it is a silence of speaking things also, if the speaking are among all things.What, said Ctesippus, are not all things silent?I presume not, said Euthydemus.But then, my good sir, do all things speak?Yes, I suppose, at least those that speak.But that is not what I ask, he said: are all things silent or do they speak?Neither and both,
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