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[307a] to tell you the truth between ourselves. So that I cannot see how I am to incline the lad towards philosophy.

My dear Crito are you not aware that in every trade the duffers are many and worthless, whereas the good workers are few and worth any price? Why, do you not hold athletics, and money-making, and rhetoric, and generalship, to be fine things?

Certainly I do, of course.

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