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[301a] or the same as the beautiful?

Here I was desperately perplexed, and felt that I had my deserts for the grunt I had made: however, I replied that they were different from the beautiful itself, though each of them had some beauty present with it.

So if an ox is present with you, he said, you are an ox, and since I am now present with you, you are Dionysodorus.

Heavens, do not say that! I cried.

But in what way can one thing, by having a different thing present with it, be itself different?

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    • R. G. Bury, The Symposium of Plato, 194A
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